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Why You Should Search for Addresses in Newspapers

Why You Should Search for Addresses in Newspapers | Genealogy | Scoop.it
I agree this is a great idea. A few week ago I searched an address in Paris for my GGGfather and my GGfather who were "ouvriers en piano" (worked to build pianos or components). I thought is was...
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Clever hack for performing genealogy searches in newspaper archives.

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20 Questions for Interviewing Relatives About Family History

The best tactic for oral history interviews is to ask open-ended questions (rather than ones with yes or no answers), and to focus on people's memories and experiences. It's much more interesting-for you and the interviewee-to talk about the stories and emotions behind the events in your family's past. Use these questions as a springboard for planning your interview:

 

What's your first memory?

Who's the oldest relative you remember (and what do you remember about him or her)?

How did your parents meet?

Tell me about your childhood home...

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Backing Up Your Genealogy Data to Dropbox or to Google Drive ...

Backing Up Your Genealogy Data to Dropbox or to Google Drive ... | Genealogy | Scoop.it
I am always suggesting that everyone should back critical files in multiple locations. For safety reasons, at least one backup copy should be stored "off site" where it will not be damaged by a disaster in your home.
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More on backing up genealogy research. 

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Taking steps to preserve family records, photos in case of a natural disaster - Deseret News

Taking steps to preserve family records, photos in case of a natural disaster - Deseret News | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Taking steps to preserve family records, photos in case of a natural disaster
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Go over the plan from time to time so in an instant your family can know what they need to do to escape from anywhere in the house.
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Great tips for saving family photos, historical documents and many other types of data during an emergency.

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Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

Do you need help climbing over, going around or breaking through your genealogy brick wall? Join Crista Cowan as she shares some of her best tips and tricks ...
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I'm working on a couple of brick walls, myself at the moment. There are lots of useful tips for busting through them in this video, along with demonstrations of how to apply the techniques. 

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Ancestry.com LLC Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results ...

Ancestry.com LLC Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results ... | Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following announcement was written by Ancestry.com LLC: PROVO, Utah, April 30, 2014 — Ancestry.com LLC, the world's largest online family history resource, reported financial results today for the first quarter ended ...
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I've always been curious about how much revenue Ancestry.com makes. So far, they're not profitable, but it looks like they're on their way.

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Tracing the genetic ancestry of 200 undergraduate students

On February 1, 2011, two hundred undergraduates had their DNA sampled to analyze their "deep genetic ancestry" as part of the Cornell University Genetic Ance...
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This is a Cornell University lecture and documentary about the results of DNA tests of two hundred randomly-selected students. It covers some important concepts in genetic ancestry testing. 

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