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Following this helpful cheat sheet of how many ancestors each person has, can you determine how many 11th great-grandparents you could potentially have?

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Got genealogy's Golden Rules of Genealogy? Rules are rules, in some cases, & in others, strong suggestions and handy guidelines. Why would you want to spend years coming up with these when here they are?

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What war could your ancestor have served in? Use this hand chart as a rule of thumb to focus your family history research. #genealogy

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from wikiHow

Find Free Public Birth Records

This may be good to know... how to find Free Public Birth Records if you need a copy of your birth certificate

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The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies. #photography

The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies. #photography

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How to Find Ancestors Who Came to the U.S. Through Ellis Island

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How To Determine the Date of an Old Family Photograph

Determining the identity of your unknown photographs can be daunting, but it is possible. You need to apply systematic research techniques just as you do in your genealogy research.

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