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Married and maiden names - Wikipedia

Married and maiden names

A married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. When a person (in many cultures, traditionally, the wife) assumes the family name of his or her spouse after marrying him or her, that name replaces the person's birth name, which in the case of the wife is sometimes called the maiden name.

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Come Experience the U.S. National Archives Free Online Virtual Genealogy Fair

Come Experience the U.S. National Archives Free Online Virtual Genealogy Fair | genealogy | Scoop.it
One of the great inroads that the internet has made into family history and genealogical research is the improved availability of top quality, state of the art learning experiences. One example of ...
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Key to ultra-rare genetic disorders? Scientists create face recognition software for better diagnosis

New breakthrough face recognition software by Oxford University researchers may soon help diagnose rare genetic conditions and even give hints about ultra-rare genetic disorders.
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Who Owns Our Family’s Stories?

Last week in the New York Times, Roxanna Robinson had a wonderful piece entitled The Right to Write.
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Great Web Tools for Searching Historic Newspapers

Countless millions of historic newspapers all over the world are now revealing their secrets as they are being digitally published online. And that means they are much more accessible to family his...
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The Armchair Genealogist: 10 Tips to Revive and Refocus Your Family History Research

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Chasing National Boundaries on the European Map

Chasing National Boundaries on the European Map | genealogy | Scoop.it
One of the difficulties in tracing your ancestors back across the pond is discovering exactly where they originated. In America, places of origin for foreign-born individuals most commonly mention the country of origin.
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If I’d Only Known! Beginner Genealogy Mistakes | FamilySearch.org

Browse hundreds of online genealogy courses to help you discover your family history
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Genealogy Insider - Cool Ways to Map Your Family History With Google Earth

Dasblog tool. Welcome to my Blog. The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions.
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Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing

Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing | genealogy | Scoop.it
A huge number of cities around the world remain unmapped. The Missing Maps Project wants to crowdsource digital maps of the entire globe.
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How to find the father of an illegitimate child

In most families, sooner or later you will encounter a child born to an unwed mother. Finding the fathers of these illegitimate children can be difficult, but not necessarily impossible.
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Getting Started to YouTube Your Family History

Getting Started to YouTube Your Family History | genealogy | Scoop.it
Many years ago, my mother-in-law produced a video presentation about one of her remote ancestors who immigrated from England. She had visited his birthplace and had slides and photographs of him an...
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Many English Last Names Began As Nicknames — Here Are Their Original Meanings

A look back at how some English last names originated from nicknames.
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Travel Back in Time to See What Life Was Like for Your Ancestors

Family history is a rich subject that spans across many centuries. One of the most exciting parts of researching our ancestry is the ability to trace multiple lines as far back in time as possible.
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Oral Family History Fades in Just Three Generations

Ever frighten yourself when you couldn’t recall a family story or experiences you know had to have been recounted to you many times by your grandparents? Ever wonder why you know very little about ...
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