Female Ancestors

10 FREE Social History Sites To Improve Your Genealogy Research

Explore these free social history and genealogy resources to find your ancestors, bring the family stories to life and connect with past generations.  Social history is buzzing in the genealogy world these days. More and more genealogy researchers are understanding the importance of social history  and how it applies to breaking down those genealogy brick …

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Della Thomas

Researching Female Ancestors? You Can Overcome Those Research Roadblocks!

Trouble researching female ancestors? Learn how to find those elusive females in your family tree with these genealogy research strategies. Her name is Joanna Barrett. Or is it? Is Barrett her maiden name or a married name? If a married name, is it from a first or second marriage? All I really know before Joanna …

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Using pre-1850 records to trace your ancestors as children is tough. Resources for finding evidence of your ancestor's minor children!

Using Pre-1850 Records To Find An Ancestor’s Children

Many researchers struggle to trace their female ancestors.  Moving into the pre-1850 census records and the search gets even harder. Tougher still is tracing are our ancestors who were children prior to the 1850 U.S. census. While the search for young children  in early records is hard, it is certainly not an impossible search. If …

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