Family Bibles as an Underutilized Genealogical Resource — By Michael Hait

(The following article originally appeared in the [Washington] Examiner.com on July 4, 2010.) Family Bibles hold a unique position among genealogical record groups. They are not official records created for use outside of the family. This point cannot be understated, or underemphasized, for often certain facts will appear in a family Bible that do not otherwise appear.[…]Read more

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The Calendar of State Papers Relating to Ireland, by David Dobson

Since the medieval period many of the records of the English government have been analyzed and inventoried in collections known as “Calendars.” The documents have been transcribed, abstracted, and listed in chronological order in a series of publications, such as Calendar of State Papers, Domestic; Calendar of State Papers, Spanish; Calendar of State Papers, America[…]Read more

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New Summer Publications from Genealogical.com

This summer we are happy to announce a significant number of new publications that could assist you in your research. For example, Michael A. Ports has delivered the first of four new installments in our series of laminated research aids, “Genealogy at a Glance.” The new one covers the state of Tennessee. Jason Kruski, the expert[…]Read more

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Using Soundex, by Emily Croom

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/9780806361888-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’5135′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/Xe1kX’ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-pk8ym’] View Unpuzzling Your Past. 4th Edition [/av_image] (The following article has been excerpted from Emily Anne Croom’s classic how-to book, Unpuzzling Your Past. 4th Edition) The 1880, 1900, and 1920 federal censuses and parts of the 1910[…]Read more

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