Female Ancestors

African American women from early 1900's

How To Start Researching Your African American Female Ancestors

How to start your genealogy research into your African American female ancestors. Researching female ancestors is challenging, but possible! Genealogy research comes with many challenges, especially with regard to researching certain subsets of our ancestors. Once such group is women. Researching our female ancestors can require even more effort when it comes to those who …

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1920's photo of women in history

Women In History – Overcoming the “Just a Housewife” Myth

Female ancestsors and women in history lived full and engaging lives! Learn what genealogy clues can be found for women in the family tree. In this episode of the Are You My Cousin? weekly Youtube Live, Melissa Barker, AKA The Archive Lady, joins me to talk about finding our female ancestors.  Yes, researching the women …

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