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Paul J. Hungerford, father or son?

Can a City Directory entry confirm a death date?

Let’s take a look at one case where the death date was attributed to the father instead of the son and there was no way of confirming the information. 595 more words


Ancestry.com Updated Records 2014

As I promised in my last posting, here is the Ancestry.com Updated records list. It is in alphabetical order.

Thank You.
Jose from Clarkston, Michigan… 3,450 more words


Ancestry.com New Records 2014

Genealogy is like digging for gold. You dig and find a nugget, then another and another, then nothing. Do you stop digging? Is the mother lode just inches away from where you are digging? 3,452 more words


6 Easy Steps to Find Cousins on Ancestry

This is the time of year that makes us think about our family members. I’m not just talking about the live ones, although living relatives… 709 more words

Genealogy Tips

The Journey Part 3: What's in a Name?

As Shakespeare so eloquently asked, what really is in a name? And how can it be used it find more information about someone’s biological heritage? 270 more words


DNA Testing Continues . . .

DNA Testing Continues . . .

This past November I received the results of my DNA test with Ancestry.com. At the time I was excited and enthralled, but realized there was still much more to the story. 727 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

Top tip video: Using FTDNA Chromosome Browser raw data + MS Excel for your rearch

So you’ve transferred your raw autosomal DNA data from Ancestry or 23andme to Family Tree DNA (FTDNA). So now what?

Downloading FTDNA’s Chromosome Browser raw data and working with it in MS Excel (or another spreadsheet software) can lead to some amazing discoveries. 37 more words