Month: September 2017

How I Solved It: Ancestry Shaking Leaf vs. Genealogy Brick Wall

Nancy Loe, blog author from the website Sassy Jane Genealogy, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog tells the story about how paying attention to a shaky leaf that originally she was hesitant to follow led her to break through a huge brick wall in her research.

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How I Solved It: Searching for Medad Curtis the Shaker

Nancy Loe, blog author from the website Sassy Jane Genealogy, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog proves the truth through research behind the family story of an ancestor who saved the life of Shaker founder, Anne Lee.

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How I Solved It: Nigel and Trevor Brent: My Forgotten Brothers

Suzi Brent, blog author from the website Family Mystery, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Her blog discusses how she started researching her family tree online which resulted in findings that led to finding two half-brothers (twins) that she never knew about. Upon further investigation through various resources,…

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How I Solved It: 3 Reasons to Revisit Your Research: Discovering the Story of C.B. Royston, Confederate Soldier

Diana Elder, blog author from the website Family Locket, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Her blog reminds us that new records are indexed and available online every single day. As this happens, it’s always a good idea to revisit ancestors to try and find new information.

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How I Solved It: Those Eureka! Moments

Janine Adams, blog author from the website Organize Your Family History, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Her blog discusses how she followed a set of ancestors to prove that an ancestor who was the child of a Civil War pensioner was the same man who remarried following…

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How I Solved It: Another Mystery Solved: Who was “Leonara Morreau”?

Amy B. Cohen, blog author from the website Brotmanblog: A Family Journey, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Her blog reminds us to revisit ancestors we haven’t researched in a while and to contact people working on similar projects and communicate with them.

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Introducing the “How I Solved It” Series

We’re excited to announce a new theme for our blog: “How I Solved It“. Each week we’ll share curated guest posts from bloggers from around the web that we’ve handpicked just to share with you as well as stories from our own personal genealogy adventures. These blog posts will highlight sound research methodology and techniques…

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