Category Archives: “Genealogy How To”

My Current Genealogy Research Plans

Honestly, I have never really had any “formal” genealogy research plans before. I might have had a specific person or family that I was hooked on at the time and my “plan” was to find out anything and everything I … Continue reading

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Preparing for My Ancestry DNA Test

I am getting ready for my Ancestry DNA test by learning more and preparing a few helps I have found while researching this. I highly recommend that you watch this video by Crista Cowen called “The Search for Biological Family“. … Continue reading

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Cousin Relationship Chart

Have you ever wondered what something like “Second Cousin Once Removed” means or what exactly is your relationship to a more distant relative? Well, this chart is one of the easiest to understand! The top version is in color and … Continue reading

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Free Genealogy Forms and Charts

Family Charts and Trees Five-Generation Ancestor Chart by Family Tree Magazine Step-Family Tree by Family Tree Magazine Sibling Tree by Wakefield Family History Sharing 8-Generation Fan Pedigree Chart by Mary and Duane Bailey Fan Pedigree Chart by Wakefield Family History Sharing Family Tree Fan Template by MarthaStewart.com  Family … Continue reading

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Frugally Chipping Away at this Brick Wall

No matter what I do, it seems that I cannot get beyond the brick wall that is placed just beyond the father and son pair both named Sherman FRARY found in my maternal grandfather’s ancestry.  I am not sure if … Continue reading

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Going From Beginner Genealogist To Intermediate

While I was creating a new account with a genealogy group the other day, I was asked the simple question regarding if I am a beginner, intermediate, advanced, or professional genealogist.  Sounds like a simple question… but is it? I … Continue reading

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