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A Genealogist Hunts: Finds Ernest Hemingway in Unusual Places

Posted by on Aug 2, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Building a Family Tree, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

A Genealogist Hunts: Finds Ernest Hemingway in Unusual Places

When the genealogist goes on a hunt for history, papers and info sometimes turn up in very odd places. Our RecordClick genealogy researcher Joan Shurtliff reminds us that looking in and being open to unusual locations makes for much better genealogical sleuthing. The case of Ernest Hemingway is her perfect example.

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For the Genealogy Researcher, a Postcard from Anywhere is More Than A Pretty Picture

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

For the Genealogy Researcher, a Postcard from Anywhere is More Than A Pretty Picture

Postcards from the edge of time or anywhere have lots of info, even though they are the older form of a quick and compact communication. You could say that they are yesteryear's version of a text or a Snapchat combined. Our RecordClick genealogy researcher, or should we call her an InstaGrammy, tells us just how postcards can give new clues about time, place and more in your ancestry search.

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A Genealogy Researcher Looks at Donald Trump–and His Mom

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015 in Census, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy | 0 comments

A Genealogy Researcher Looks at Donald Trump–and His Mom

Trump is a name emblazoned everywhere in New York City and beyond. But who ever focused on the Mom of "The Donald"? Now, RecordClick does. Let's take a look before--You're Fired!

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A Good Genealogy Researcher Takes Time

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in American Revolution, Ancestry Research, Civil War, Expert Interviews, Family History, Family Search, Genealogy, Lineage Societies | 0 comments

A Good Genealogy Researcher Takes Time

Our genealogy researcher takes time to do the searches and get the documents. She knows how careful one has to be to locate records and people and histories. You can't just piggyback off of someone else's research alone. You need to take time.

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A Genealogy Researcher and the Declaration of Independence

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in American Revolution, Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Lineage Societies, Virginia Genealogy | 0 comments

A Genealogy Researcher and the Declaration of Independence

When our RecordClick genealogy researcher, Joan Shurtliff thinks about the Fourth of July, she thinks about ancestors and history. This time, she looks at a President. But there isn't so much on him because he died within two months of taking the helm.

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A Genealogist May Find Roots in the Routes of the Railroad

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Homesteading, Immigration Research, Newspapers | 0 comments

A Genealogist May Find Roots in the Routes of the Railroad

When searching for roots, the routes of the trains of yesteryear may provide lots of info for the genealogist. There are documents, schedules, newspaper reports, and more. Who knew that train travel could be such a wonderful genealogical trip?!

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Our Genealogist Wonders if Father Knows Best and Searches for Robert Young

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Broadway theatre stars, California Genealogy, Cemeteries and Headstones, Census, Family History, Genealogy | 0 comments

Our Genealogist Wonders if Father Knows Best and Searches for Robert Young

When the genealogist begins looking for fathers, it doesn't have to be on just Father's Day. It can be any day! Today, our RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliff takes a look at the family history of Father Knows Best star Robert Young and finds that the census records are very helpful on seeing all the Dads in the family.

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Then, Now and Genealogy in Salt Lake City

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Church Records, Family History, Family Search, Genealogical Societies, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Terms and Definitions, Lineage Societies | 0 comments

Then, Now and Genealogy in Salt Lake City

When doing genealogy, the family history researcher will always come across records from the Salt Lake City-based church of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). Our RecordClick genealogist has noticed changes in the place and ways over the years.

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Finding Family History Can Be A Tough Task

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Building a Family Tree, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

Finding Family History Can Be A Tough Task

Lots of us want to track down the details of our family history. We begin on our own and find that getting the info and the documents is time-consuming and not so easy. That's when we start thinking about getting help. And hiring a genealogist or a genealogical services company ends up being the more efficient, better and surprisingly exciting way to get the real details of your family history!

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The Ancestry Researcher, The Tony Awards, Genealogy and Antoinette Perry–Part 2

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in American Revolution, Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Cemeteries and Headstones, Census, Church Records, Civil War, Early Census Research, Family History, Family Search, Genealogy, Lineage Societies, Newspapers | 0 comments

The Ancestry Researcher, The Tony Awards, Genealogy and Antoinette Perry–Part 2

The Tony Awards are named in honor of Antoinette Perry, actress, director, producer, supporter on Broadway. When the ancestry researcher looks at her mother's family, the lineage goes back to the Mayflower and the American Revolution. On her father's side, we have more work to do because on first pass in the research, it isn't perfectly clear. Sleuth, Perry Mason, genealogist--whatever you call it, this work always uncovers some drama.

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