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The Mystery of Carl Miller

Sarah Miller | Longreads | July 2016 | 10 minutes (2,438 words)

There’s an Ancestry.com ad in my Twitter feed: “What Does Your Last Name Say About You?” It follows me everywhere, as if it can sense my annoyance. 2,440 more words

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If Girls Are Sugar and Spice, Why Do We Keep Looking for Boys?

Why is it so hard to find our female ancestors?

This article arrived in my inbox this week – and I thought you might find it interesting to read – … 13 more words

Research

Historical Documents with Hunter

5,824,315 Historical Documents Found on Ancestry.com

1,702,353 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths

1,212,179 Census and Voter Lists

197,901 Military Records

166,427 Immigration Records

2,545,455 Member Trees

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Paintings from WWI: Clues to V. R. QUESNELL's Last Days

The July 1st centenary of the First Battle of the Somme in WWI prompted me to re-visit the research I’ve done on my husband’s uncle, Victor Robert QUESNELL, who died in France shortly before the end of the war. 762 more words

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“THE FRUIT DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE”

“THE FRUIT DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE”

I’ve heard this phrase used many times and usually it’s when a son or daughter does something negative that their father did before them.  405 more words

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How Much DNA Do We Share? It Depends

I was curious how testing the same two people at the 3 different vendors, then uploading the results from those different vendors to GedMatch and repeating the matching process there would affect the amount of DNA reported as matching. 605 more words

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