Author: <span class="vcard">Marian Wood</span>

How I Solved It: Lessons Learned in My Virtual Research Trip

Faced with over 9,000 “shaky leaf” hints for one Ancestry.com tree, Marian Wood (Climbing My Family Tree, author of the best-selling genealogy book, “Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past“) has to prioritize to make the most of her research time. In today’s “How I Solved It” guest blog post, Marian shares a shortcut to…

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How I Solved It: Was Hubby’s Memory Correct? How I Did the Research

Marian Wood, blog author from the website Climbing My Family Tree, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog details how she investigated her husband’s memories of his youth. The records, on the surface, didn’t seem to match. But by digging deeper, she discovered that his memories of where…

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How I Solved It: Genealogy, Free or Fee: Search for Clues in Family Hands

Marian Wood, blog author from the website Climbing My Family Tree, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog reviews a “Genealogy Go-Over” and is a follow-up to our post earlier this week also from Marian Wood. It involves another find that is helped by the address book and…

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How I Solved It: Treasure Chest Thursday: Mom’s Address Book Solves a Burk Mystery

Marian Wood, blog author from the website Climbing My Family Tree, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. This blog tells how she used her mother’s address book as an unconventional resource that we don’t often think about. It’s a good reminder to look at everything when going through a…

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