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Right Person, Right Place, Right Time: Using Document Evidence to Resolve the Unknown in your DNA Results (Part 2)

In this two-part series, the expert researchers at Legacy Tree Genealogists share valuable tips for tackling “unknowns” that surface as a result of DNA testing. Maybe you came across an unexpected ethnicity; maybe you have some unknown parentage; maybe you just want to figure out how you’re connected to someone because you’ve looked at their tree…

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Right Person, Right Place, Right Time: Using Document Evidence to Resolve the Unknown in your DNA Results (Part 1)

In this two-part series, the experts at Legacy Tree Genealogists share some valuable tips on how to tackle the “unknowns” that can surface as a result of DNA testing. Their team has handled many tough investigations over the years, and they’ve learned some tricks they’re willing to share with RootsFinder users. Here’s Part 1 of…

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Five Steps for Finding that Hard-to-Find Irish Ancestor

Genealogy research in Ireland is notoriously difficult due to the lack of available records. The experts at Legacy Tree Genealogists, Inc., have chased many an elusive Irish ancestor and they’ve learned a thing or two that can help. Here they share a case study (with the client’s permission) along with five key steps for finding your…

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How I Solved It: The Mary In Your Tree: Solving Brick Walls By Reaching Out

Katy, the Project Manager at LegacyTree Genealogists, shares her story of a brick wall ancestor who died at the age of 23. After exhausting all online sources and applicable FHL microfilm, Katy emailed all of the Lutheran congregations still in existence in the research locality. Because she was willing to email and ask for help, Katy broke…

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How I Solved It: How a 200-Year-Old Family Feud Solved a Brick Wall Problem

Legacy Tree Genealogists has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series” which tells the story about how they were hired for a family research project that led to the discovery of a very interesting court case that solved a tricky brick wall about the parentage of William T. Boykin.

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How I Solved It: Standing where your ancestors stood – thanks to primary source documents

Legacy Tree Genealogists has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog explains how the author traced the location in a picture through various documents she acquired during her research.

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