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Finding Maiden Names (Part 1): William POOLE’s Family

A much-discussed topic among genealogists and the subject of numerous books and classes is the difficulty of finding the maiden names of female ancestors, particularly in the U. S. and the U. K. It can often feel as if these women didn’t exist until … Continue reading

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Decision to Publish: The MINNAAR-STEINHÖBEL Family

When is the right time for a family historian to publish and distribute research findings? And in what form? Book, online tree, family group sheets, blog? Should one publish not only facts but the family lore that can’t be proven by any records? How much … Continue reading

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