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Genealogy and Frankie Valli, Part 3: Don’t Forget Mama Rose!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Italian Genealogy | 0 comments

Genealogy and Frankie Valli, Part 3:  Don’t Forget Mama Rose!

Genealogy researchers know that searching for family members can take you to many different census entries. Sometimes there is one person who appears every time. Our RecordClick professional genealogist Joan Shurtliff finds that one person in Frankie Valli's family: Mama Rose.

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A Genealogy Quickstep Has Us Dancing with the Stars Derek and Julianne Hough

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Newspapers, School Records | 0 comments

A Genealogy Quickstep Has Us Dancing with the Stars Derek and Julianne Hough

Genealogy can turn up talent in generations. Multi-talented dancer-actor-singer-choreographer Derek Hough and his equally amazing sister, Julianne Hough, show that high kicks must be in their genes. RecordClick family history researchers look at the athletic and graceful lineage of these Dancing With The Stars Champions as they continue on their multi-city dance revue.

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Our Genealogy Researcher and Frankie Valli, Part 2: Immigration, Castle Garden, Some Italians and a Little Confusion

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Immigration Research, Italian Genealogy, New Jersey Genealogy, Ship Manifests | 0 comments

Our Genealogy Researcher and Frankie Valli, Part 2: Immigration, Castle Garden, Some Italians and a Little Confusion

Frankie Valli was originally a Castelluccio. Our RecordClick genealogy researcher finds a way to locate the immigration records of Frankie Valli's ancestors. Not so simple because a genealogy search for immigration records may take many routes back to the old country.

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Genealogy of Derek Jeter: Family of a Yankee with Southern Relatives

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in African American Genealogy, Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Irish Genealogy, New Jersey Genealogy | 0 comments

Genealogy of Derek Jeter: Family of a Yankee with Southern Relatives

Genealogy research is a home run when it comes to Derek Jeter. The retiring baseball great has some major league ancestry with just about everything in his background. With a mixed African American paternal heritage and a combined Irish and German maternal ancestry, Jeter is a genealogy and Yankee fan's dream.

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Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Summer Fun for the Genealogy Researcher

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Immigration Research, Italian Genealogy, New Jersey Genealogy | 0 comments

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Summer Fun for the Genealogy Researcher

Did you see the summer movie Jersey Boys yet? Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' story is told on film. Now, our RecordClick professional genealogist Joan Shurtliff tells the genealogy researcher story. She gets real names and dates. Quick question: Do you think the group would have made it this big as Frank Castelluccio and The Four Seasons?

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Genealogy True Crime Stories: Finding Prison Records of the Family Criminal

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, New York Genealogy | 0 comments

Genealogy True Crime Stories: Finding Prison Records of the Family Criminal

Genealogy sometimes turns up a true crime story. It may have begun with a few half-truths and whispers. The RecordClick professional genealogist will verify and know where to search for court records and, also, prison records. Didn't know your genealogy research would take you to prison? Sing Sing here you come!

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The Challenge for the Genealogy Researcher: That Box Marked Miscellaneous

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Nebraska Genealogy | 0 comments

The Challenge for the Genealogy Researcher: That Box Marked Miscellaneous

Genealogy surprises are often found in the most unexpected places. And during unusual times. So, while summer is slow, is the living is easy for the genealogist? Well, it may be. And it may just be more fun than easy--especially when the family history researcher finds that old box marked "Miscellaneous".

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A Genealogist Looks at the Archduke Whose Assassination Began WWI

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Austrian Genealogy, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, World War I | 0 comments

A Genealogist Looks at the Archduke Whose Assassination Began WWI

A RecordClick genealogist looks at the mystery and history of the Archduke and his wife whose deaths triggered the first World War. These twists and turns will be of interest to the family history researcher. And what is an Archduke anyway!?

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A Genealogist Salutes George M. Cohan for July Fourth

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Irish Genealogy, Newspapers | 0 comments

A Genealogist Salutes George M. Cohan for July Fourth

Summer is beginning to fly by for the genealogy researcher. Memorial Day remembrances are done and the festive Fourth of July is just around the corner. Time to bring out the bunting, banners, parades, fireworks and fire up the barbecue grill. This RecordClick genealogist does like the Fourth of July. When it comes to the good old red, white and blue, though, it’s hard to beat George M. Cohan.

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Family Trees—From Simple to Beautiful–Display the Work of the Genealogist

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Ancestry Research, Building a Family Tree, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

Family Trees—From Simple to Beautiful–Display the Work of the Genealogist

The family tree chart of a genealogist might begin on the back of a napkin. It could become a work of art with hundreds of names in a beautiful chart. A RecordClick family history researcher looks at a new book that features eight hundred years of family tree charts.

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