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A Genealogist and DNA–A Great Pairing for Research

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Ancestry Research, DNA Genealogy, Family Health Tree, Family Search, Family Tree, Find Birth Parents, Finding Living Relatives, Forensic Genealogy, Genealogy, Genetic Genealogy, Genograms | 0 comments

A Genealogist and DNA–A Great Pairing for Research

When the recent news of President Warren G. Harding's secret child surfaced, the genealogy community saw DNA testing at work once again. This type of verification is helpful when doing family history research, even though, sometimes, it provides surprises.

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A Genealogical Back to School with Actor Craig T. Nelson

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Census, Family Search, Genealogy, School Records | 0 comments

A Genealogical Back to School with Actor Craig T. Nelson

RecordClick's professional genealogist Joan Shurtliff lets the character (actor) jump out of the TV and into the ancestry charts. She looks at how school records help track the family of actor Craig T. Nelson.

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A Genealogy Researcher Creates a Church History and a New Resource

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Church Records, Expert Interviews, Genealogists, Genealogy, Genealogy Research, Legacy Books | 0 comments

A Genealogy Researcher Creates a Church History and a New Resource

Genealogists are always looking for new resources. Sometimes, they, as our RecordClick Pro Joan Shurtliff has done, get to create new material. For her church's fiftieth anniversary celebration, she has gotten to write a church history. Being written by a genealogy researcher of the highest order, this church history is a document future ancestry researchers will worship.

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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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