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Ancestry vs MyHeritage vs Findmypast: Which is the Best Genealogy Site?

Ancestry vs MyHeritage vs Findmypast: Which is the Best Genealogy Site? | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Ancestry, MyHeritage and Findmypast are the leaders in providing subscription-based genealogy records but a lot of people are confused about the differences between them. Which of these genealogy sites is the best? Which one has more records? Should you try all three or stick with one? What is the cost?
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How Explore from Google Docs Can Help You Research Your Ancestors

How Explore from Google Docs Can Help You Research Your Ancestors | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Google is an integral part of modem genealogical research, from Search to Keep to PhotoScan. But there's one research tool, Explore, that gets missed all too often because it is hidden inside of Google's well-known word processing tool.
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New Filtering System for DNA Matches

New Filtering System for DNA Matches | Genealogy | Scoop.it

We’re excited to announce the release of a new feature — a brand new filtering system for DNA Matches — which will be very helpful for our users.

DNA Matches are people who share DNA segments …

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Why Searching for Your Ancestors' Full Names May Be the Worst Way to Find Them

Why Searching for Your Ancestors' Full Names May Be the Worst Way to Find Them | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Name searches are at the center of almost every single search we do for our ancestors. But, as any experienced genealogist will tell you, names seldom play by the rules.
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Seven tips for getting “unstuck” in your Irish genealogy research

Seven tips for getting “unstuck” in your Irish genealogy research | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Genealogy: When it’s going well, it’s wonderful. You’ve just discovered that your great-great-great-grandma Irma was a fearless pirate and St. Patrick is basically your second cousin. But when it’s going poorly, you’ll want to bash your head against the wall.
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Researching Irish ancestors in New York State: What you need to know

Researching Irish ancestors in New York State: What you need to know | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Finding your New York ancestors can be challenging - so can finding your Irish ancestors. When you're looking for Irish ancestors who settled in New York State, the various challenges compound, resulting in challenging research questions.  These challenges can be successfully met with the right historical knowledge and the use of a few often-overlooked record sets.
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A Quick Reference Guide to U.S. Census Records for Genealogy

A Quick Reference Guide to U.S. Census Records for Genealogy | Genealogy | Scoop.it
U.S. Census records offer a unique look into the past and a chance to discover valuable details about your family's history.
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