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Nothing will get you going faster in African American genealogical research than this "Genealogy at a Glance" publication. In just four pages, Michael Hait, author of the popular CD The Family History Research Toolkit, lays out the basic elements of African American research, boiling the subject down to its essence and allowing you to grasp the fundamentals of African American research at a glance.

Nothing will get you going faster in African American genealogical research than this "Genealogy at a Glance" publication. In just four pages, Michael Hait, author of the popular CD The Family History Research Toolkit, lays out the basic elements of African American research, boiling the subject down to its essence and allowing you to grasp the fundamentals of African American research at a glance.

37 Questions to Ask Your Grandparents (And Parents!)

37 Questions to Ask Your Grandparents (And Parents! I should write these in a journal and make one for all my family members! - Love the idea up there^

Smith, amateur historian, and Croom, author of several genealogy books, offer a helpful resource for overcoming the particular challenges and obstacles faced by African Americans doing genealogical searches.

A genealogist's guide to discovering your African-American ancestors : how to find and record your unique heritage

In order to keep track of who you have and have not found in any Census, this is an easy way using Excel to keep track.  For genealogy research of a specific repository, this is an invaluable tool for conducting family history research.

In order to keep track of who you have & have not found in any Census, this is an easy way using Excel to keep track. For genealogy research of a specific repository, this is an invaluable tool for conducting family history research.

Using DAR Datebases. The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) is a free resource provided by #DAR. #genealogy

Using DAR Datebases

The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) is a free resource provided by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). This organization dates back to the and has a strong membership over the decades.

If you are exploring your ancestry all the way back to the Colonial period in U.S. history, this Infographic will help—providing a timeline and facts to help you better understand the times your ancestors lived in. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/early-american-colonial-history-timeline-infographic.html

Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic - Beginning in the century, settlers from many European countries came to North America.

Some Genealogy Records Have No Names - We get so used to searching for people in our family tree by name, that it might not even occur to us to search for them without a name. Join Crista Cowan as she shares some specific examples of instances when people are not recorded by name. She'll share search tips and tricks so you can find those records. Then, she will show you how those records are still of great genealogical value.

Join Crista Cowan as she shares some specific examples of instances when people are not recorded by name. She'll share search tips and tricks so you can find those records. Then, she will show you how those records are still of great genealogical value.

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UPDATED: The Ultimate All-In-One Genealogy Worksheet

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Top Tips for Beginning English Family History Research - Have ancestors from England? Join Crista Cowan as she shows you how to get started in English research, what tools you need access to, and how to find out what English records Ancestry.com has available on our website. #genealogy

Join Crista Cowan as she shows you how to get started in English research, what tools you need access to, and how to find out wh.

I get asked a lot... what does "removed" mean? How do you know your exact relationship to someone in your family? Here's a handy 8-generation Genealogy Relationship Chart. Start with your common ancestor and move through the chart to figure out your relationship.

I get asked a lot. what does "removed" mean? How do you know your exact relationship to someone in your family? Here's a handy Genealogy Relationship Chart. Start with your common ancestor and move through the chart to figure out your relationship.

Genealogy Sources... simplies searching for our ancestors by identifying and linking to the freely available digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books. http://genealogybooklinks.com/

simplifies searching for ancestors by identifying and linking to the freely available digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books .

"Our young people are excited to learn about the lives of family members—where they came from and how they lived.” Elder Quentin L. Cook

A Family Tree Gathering. It’s a new term with roots in an old idea – making the most of the time you spend with your family. Quentin L. Cook, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The C…

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