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Lisa Lisson is a puzzle loving family historian and genealogy researcher tracking down elusive ancestors to grow family trees. A published author and RootsTech and Family Tree Magazine contributor, Lisa coaches genealogy researchers of all levels to successfully search and find their own ancestors.

To date, family history enthusiasts across the country & world have learned from Lisa to search for ancestors in the usual and not-so-usual places. Lisa launched the Are You My Cousin? blog and YouTube channel to share the importance and benefits of discovering one’s family history to a world-wide audience.

Click here to read Lisa’s story from a little girl attending family reunions wondering “Who are these people?” to a genealogy researcher and teacher.

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Featured – How to Use Social History in Genealogy

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Genealogy research strategies to find the women hiding in the family tree

How to use social history in genealogy research & why you should

Finding ancestors when records did not survive

Finding and using uncommon resources and tools to find elusive ancestors

Finding old family photos & putting a name to a face

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