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Becoming a Professional Genealogist
Becoming a Professional Genealogist
What's involved in becoming a professional genealogist, and what skills do you need to set up in business?...
DNA Testing and Genealogy
DNA Testing and Genealogy
DNA testing can be a useful genealogical tool in establishing some kids of data, although the results can occasionally be surprising....
Family History: How Far Back Can You Go?
Family History: How Far Back Can You Go?
How far you can go back in your family tree depends upon the records available and also on social status....
Family History: What Do You Want To Learn?
Family History: What Do You Want To Learn?
So you want to trace your family history. There are several reasons for doing it, from sheer curiosity to making a family tree or discovering your genetic background....
Genealogy Problems You May Enounter In Your Family History Search
Genealogy Problems You May Enounter In Your Family History Search
When you start in genealogy, there are a number of historical factors that might create gaps in the research into your family history....
How Record Keeping Changed in the 19th Century
How Record Keeping Changed in the 19th Century
The 19th century brought the first public records for birth, marriage and death as well as the censuses as the state began to grow....
How to Make a Family Tree
How to Make a Family Tree
The family tree is the illustration of your research into family history, although it actually contains little of the information you’ve discovered....
How to Make Use of Genealogy Reference Books
How to Make Use of Genealogy Reference Books
Genealogy reference books can be very useful, not only for the beginner, but also for specialised areas and for rounding out the picture....
Organising Your Family History Data
Organising Your Family History Data
The more organised you are, the easier it will be to locate all your family history information and assemble your family tree....
Preparing To Trace Your Family Tree
Preparing To Trace Your Family Tree
As you prepare to trace your family tree, you need to gather materials for putting down your findings. This helps you make a start....
The Importance of Wills in Genealogy
The Importance of Wills in Genealogy
The amount of information to be gleaned from wills, about a person's wealth and family relationships, makes them a wonderful tool for family historians....
What Genealogy Qualifications Can You Obtain?
What Genealogy Qualifications Can You Obtain?
Although most working genealogists haven't pursued it, you can obtain qualifications in genealogy....
Where To Begin In Researching Family History
Where To Begin In Researching Family History
Tracing your family history begins with you. From there you can begin asking your parents, grandparents and relatives....
Why Does Family History Fascinate Us?
Why Does Family History Fascinate Us?
We've become fascinated with looking into our family trees, but what's brought on this interest, and why do we desire to know?...
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