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How to Find Your Ancestors’ Divorce Records

Searching for an ancestor’s divorce records can trip up even the most seasoned genealogy researcher. Finding our ancestors’ marriage records is one thing and often one of the first things a researcher searches for. But….what about when our ancestors did not live happily ever after? What about when they divorced? Divorce records were not (and …

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7 Tips For Successful Genealogy Research In A Burned County

Genealogy research in a burned county is difficult, but not impossible. Tips to find your ancestors when many records have been lost. ***Please note that this post contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission if you decide to purchase a product/service. This does not cost you extra. Be assured I only recommend …

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Have you explred school records for your ancestors? Did you know these can serve as a partial alternative to the loss of the 1890 census? Learn how to find your ancestors in the school records.

Getting Started With School Records for Genealogy Research

Explore school records for genealogy research and discover clues to finding your ancestors. School census records, yearbooks & more! Ancestors can be found in school records?  Yes!  From my office window, I watch the neighborhood children walk to school each morning. They are so cute! I also cannot believe how much these neighborhood kids have grown! …

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