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Wood/Gade Documents

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How Did Your Ancestors Sign Their Names?

Occasionally we come across a signature of an ancestor during our genealogical research. There are many things you can observe from them, one being the status of one’s literacy ability. Some ancestors simply left their “mark”, as indicated in their … Continue reading

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Plan a Trip to the Cemetery

Plan a Trip to the Cemetery   Cemeteries provide a valuable, tangible link with the past, and often offer an opportunity to gather data that in many cases can be found nowhere else. If you plan a visit to an … Continue reading

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Eight Important How-to Tips in Searching Census Records

Eight Important How-to Tips in Searching Census Records Census records may be the single most utilized search tool online for family tree research. From 1930 back to the founding of the country, the records of every census are available online. … Continue reading

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