From AncestorCloud blog:
Contrary to physical brick and mortar structures, genealogical brick walls can be surmounted. Although it may seem counterintuitive to look backward to be able to move forward, that is often the needed approach to take in solving genealogical mysteries. Backward design is another tool to add to your genealogical toolbox.
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Merging duplicate records in your family tree is important. Perhaps you have inherited a giant genealogy file (GEDCOM) from a relative. What now? Follow along in our series on Inherited Genealogy Files as we talk about how to merge the duplicates in your family tree.
Lisa Louise Cooke has the details at Genealogy Gems.
The collection of US newspapers on Findmypast contains almost 120 million pages, from all 50 states plus Washington D.C., Panama and the Virgin Islands. Titles include a variety of local papers, as well as national publications including the New York Times and the Washington Post.
We’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you search our US newspaper collection so that you can find out more about your family and the world in which they lived.
To learn more, visit: Using the US newspaper collection on Findmypast
We often get lost in the downside of social networking, but there are also many amazing things you can do. Ancestry Cloud introduces some great ones. Check it out at Harness Social Media to Connect to Your Ancestors’ World – AncestorCloud Blog