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Ice is Nice for the Ancestry Researcher: the Zamboni

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Family Search, Genealogy | 0 comments

Ice is Nice for the Ancestry Researcher: the Zamboni

When an ancestry researcher looks into the U.S. Patent Office files, one might find a famous machine. For our professional genealogist, research went smoothly and she found interesting information on the ever-present ice machine: the Zamboni.

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Find Out Where You Come From

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Genealogy Blogs | 0 comments

Find Out Where You Come From

Right now there is a strong push to find out where we come from. Whether it is a school project or just a desire to know your family history, people are looking into the past. Someday curiosity will get to you too and you’ll want to research your family history. When that happens, it’s time to begin your search. You may be surprised to uncover information you never knew. After you interview all of your relatives, check out library books, and get as far as you can online, it’s time to find the cost of professional...

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Downton Abbey is a Treat for the Genealogist

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Ancestry Research, British Genealogy, Genealogy, Lineage Societies, World War I | 0 comments

Downton Abbey is a Treat for the Genealogist

Downtown Abbey is a terrific example of a TV show mirroring history. The relationships in the show also are something to be noticed. Our RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliff finds that these are the things that are fun for the family history researcher.

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For Ancestry Researchers, Pictures are Worth 1,000 Words

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Family Search, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

For Ancestry Researchers, Pictures are Worth 1,000 Words

When ancestry researchers are looking for genealogy clues, photographs can help with the story.

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A Genealogist Needs to Know: Paperless Courthouses Are Coming

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Ancestry Research, Census, Death Certificates, Early Census Research, Family History, Genealogy, Wills and Probates | 0 comments

A Genealogist Needs to Know: Paperless Courthouses Are Coming

When the genealogist goes to court now, there may not be the same amount of records to thumb through. Nowadays, lots of files and books and ledgers are digitized and for use on the computer, instead.

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The Genealogist Researching Kirk Douglas at 99: The Time is Right

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Film Stars, Genealogy Research, Immigration Research, Jewish Genealogy | 0 comments

The Genealogist Researching Kirk Douglas at 99: The Time is Right

When detailing a life, the genealogist often comes across different types of dates. As in the case of Kirk Douglas, the Hebrew calendar adds information to the dates of his life.

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For Many Families, Christmas is a Time For Traditions That Tell Stories  

Posted by on Dec 27, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

For Many Families, Christmas is a Time For Traditions That Tell Stories   

Families share stories and especially when the genealogy researcher begins to search. Christmas time is a great time for remembering family traditions.

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Historical Societies Provide Gifts for the Ancestry Researcher

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Census, Family History, Family Search, Family Tree, Genealogy | 0 comments

Historical Societies Provide Gifts for the Ancestry Researcher

They may be quiet old buildings that one walks by without noticing. But for the genealogist, they are places with historical treasure. Read what RecordClick genealogist Joan Shurtliff says this week and you may notice every society and archive you see next.

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A Genealogist and the Present for Dick Van Dyke

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Building a Family Tree, Family History, Family Search, Genealogy, Genealogy Research | 0 comments

A Genealogist and the Present for Dick Van Dyke

In genealogy, there can always be something new to be found. Our genealogist, Joan Shurtliff, looks into the ancestry of Dick Van Dyke and finds something different.

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Genealogy and Ol’ Blue Eyes at 100: The Sinatra Legacy Continues

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Ancestry Research, Broadway theatre stars, Family History, Family Tree, Genealogy | 0 comments

Genealogy and Ol’ Blue Eyes at 100: The Sinatra Legacy Continues

A hundred years ago, Sinatra was born and now he is being remembered with documentaries, shows, reissued books and a new picture book featuring 400 pix. Every genealogist would love a collection of photos like this. Lucky Ol' Blue Eyes--his genealogy and legacy continue.

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