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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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The Genealogy of the Tony Awards and Antoinette Perry

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in American Revolution, Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Census, Family History, Genealogy, Legacy Books, Lineage Societies, Newspapers | 0 comments

The Genealogy of the Tony Awards and Antoinette Perry

When the Tony Awards are handed out this week, we'll think of Antoinette Perry. A brief look at her genealogy is a good way to use obituaries, census records and more. They take us from Broadway to Colorado and back to New York, where she made her name in the theater--forever.

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Genealogy Research and Baseball Diamonds: Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Early Census Research, Family Search, Genealogists, Genealogy, Land Deed Research, Newspapers | 0 comments

Genealogy Research and Baseball Diamonds: Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola

When the genealogy researcher looks at census records, there are always surprises in the lines around the family you are discovering. Take Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola. Our RecordClick genealogy researcher Joan Shurtliff has found some home runs in the details of their somewhat parallel lives.

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The Genealogy Researcher Celebrates National Rose Month with Marshall Rose

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Census, Family History, Family Search, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Immigration Research, Jewish Genealogy, New York Genealogy | 0 comments

The Genealogy Researcher Celebrates National Rose Month with Marshall Rose

Roses are blooming this month and in honor of National Rose Month, our RecordClick genealogy researcher decided to look up a Rose who has been in the news--Candice Bergen's husband Marshall Rose. Nice to see that there are lovely, elegant Roses from Brooklyn.

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When Searched By a Genealogy Researcher, Business Info Can Boom

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Newspapers | 0 comments

When Searched By a Genealogy Researcher, Business Info Can Boom

Family histories are often told through the businesses the family members owned. How best to find these details? Business directories are a great place to begin. With the FAO Schwarz toy store, business directory listings go back as far as 1870. That's when Mr. Frederick August Otto Schwarz moved to New York from Baltimore.

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