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The Diverse Family Heritage and How to Find It

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Family Heritage | 0 comments

The Diverse Family Heritage and How to Find It

  Family Heritage   Family heritage, the great melting pot that is America is descended from people of different ethnic and racial origins. Everyone here happens to be an immigrant. Ranging from the prehistoric immigrants to the masses arriving in pursuit of ‘the American Dream’ during various phases of history. There are forced immigrations of the African Americans as well. Excluding the African American migrations, rest of these were triggered by varying factors. Most of the Europeans arriving in pursuit of a place with...

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Italian Genealogy – Slow Life, Ancient Roots

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Italian Genealogy | 0 comments

Italian Genealogy – Slow Life, Ancient Roots

Italian Genealogy Being Italian, or an American with Italian roots, or Italian genealogy, in the Italian diaspora, has got a lot more to do with choosing Barilla as your favorite brand, knowing that pizza really comes from Naples, or feeling proud to have the same roots as Liza Minelli because she has such a great voice.   Possibly the most interesting thing about the US and Italy in terms of roots, and being rooted in a territory of origin, is that they are clear polar opposites. On the one hand, the European settlement in the US could...

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Hire A Certified Genealogist

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Certified Genealogists | 0 comments

Hire A Certified Genealogist

Hire A Certified Genealogist   Hire a genealogist is not enough; let me explain. When you hire a genealogist it is important to hire a certified genealogist. A certified genealogist will have the expertise and the experience that your project requires. Hiring a non-certified genealogist is the same as hiring a non-professional. A certified genealogist will not only know but also follow the rules and ethics of a professional genealogist. Sure, a certified genealogist might be a little more expensive but in the long run they will save you...

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When to Hire a Professional Genealogist

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Genealogist | 0 comments

When to Hire a Professional Genealogist

When to Hire a Professional Genealogist   More and more these days people are becoming interested in discovering their family history and where they come from. A professional genealogist can help you take a closer look at your roots. Whether you want to learn about your ancestry out of personal curiosity, prepare something special to share at your next family gathering, or compile the documentation necessary to apply for membership in a lineage society, there are plenty of resources that can help you in your journey, including a...

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Estate Settlement with Professional Genealogist

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Estate Settlement | 0 comments

Estate Settlement with Professional Genealogist

What is an estate settlement search and who/why would require one?   An estate settlement search is often required when someone dies without a will or sometimes with a will that omits the mention of any family members. A court will usually appoint an administrator to learn the identity and location of any and all living heirs. The search for heirs is required so that the courts can determine the appropriate distribution of the decedent’s estate. Each state has its own laws about who can inherit from an estate. In most states, living...

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Cost of Hire a Genealogist Near Me

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Hire a Genealogist | 0 comments

Cost of Hire a Genealogist Near Me

The Cost of Hire a Genealogist Near Me   If you want to find your family roots, the perfect way to do it is by hiring a genealogist near you. To hire a genealogist near me you normally do so when you have a challenge either with research, lack of the required skills or simply the time to research, it will be beneficial for you if you reached out for a professional to assist you. As you know, genealogy is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Also called family history. A genealogist is a person who traces...

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How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Genealogist

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Hire a Genealogist | 0 comments

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Genealogist? At some point of time in your research you will want to hire a genealogist. Knowing how much it costs to hire a genealogist will help you better plan for the overall cost of your research. From a simple record retrieval to finding your coat of arms or family crest, the rates will vary and that is simply because of the complexity of the research required. The higher the complexity of the research the higher the rate of the genealogist. Why? Even a beginner genealogist can trace and retrieve a record...

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A Genealogist, Abraham Lincoln and the Places We Go

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Civil War, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Native American, Wills and Probates | 0 comments

A Genealogist, Abraham Lincoln and the Places We Go

It takes a village. For President Abraham Lincoln, it did. Our RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliff found that the land of New Salem, Illinois is a place recreated to tell the Lincoln story.

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A Genealogist Mourning for Lost Military Records? The Morning Report Saves the Day

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Genealogy, Military records, World War I | 0 comments

A Genealogist Mourning for Lost Military Records? The Morning Report Saves the Day

Sometimes records in archives are destroyed by fire. Our RecordClick professional genealogist uncovers some additional ways to find ancestry details that may help in the case of 1973's losses of military records. Stop mourning! Start looking at Morning Reports!

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Genealogist, When You Can’t Find a Will Think: Florence Foster Jenkins

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Wills and Probates | 0 comments

Genealogist, When You Can’t Find a Will Think: Florence Foster Jenkins

When the genealogist does research, a will is often a great document. In the case of Mrs. Florence Foster Jenkins, the will was both a mystery and a life-style savior.

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