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Trails to Roads: Down the Atlantic Seaboard

As colonists began settling along the eastern seaboard in the late 1660s and early 1700s, they realized the need for accessible routes between those settlements. Trails used by the local Indian tribes were the first means of getting from one place to another. 544 more words

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Researching British Army Soldiers Who Served in WWI.

Following on from our article about Robert Falconer we’d like to share some tips about researching British Army WWI soldiers:

The Service Medal
  • If you are lucky enough to have any medals awarded to the soldier the service number of the soldier should be engraved on the medal.
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Desperately Seeking: Locating Lost Family in Newspaper Advertisements

In the 19th and early 20th centuries the mass migration of people meant that many families were divided, with some members moving, often thousands of miles away to foreign shores, and some members left behind in the home country. 697 more words

Genealogical ToolBox

Brick wall help from local genealogical society

If you have not gotten evolved with you local society I would encourage you to do so. They can provide you with great resources, workshops, and discussion groups. 673 more words


Researching the New France Archives

If your ancestors date back to Nouvelle France, as Quebec was known in its early days as a colony of France, you will be happy to hear about this wonderful New France research portal created by Library and Archives Canada. 263 more words


Research Tips 3 (How to Download Paid Research Papers)

আজ আমরা শিখবো কিভাবে paid journal or conference article download করতে পারি। যদিও এই কাজটা unethical এবং একরকমের চুরি করা, তারপরও আমার মত গরীব researcher দের জন্য এটাই শেষ ভরসা। এই জিনিসটা আমি শিখেছি আমার ২ বন্ধু সোহেলি এবং জাহিদের কাছ থেকে। তাই এইটা পড়ে কেউ উপকার পেয়ে থাকলে half credit আমার এই দুই বন্ধুর। 105 more words


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