Introducing Historic Kansas Statutes

If you have ancestral roots in Kansas, The Advancing Genealogist has compiled a new resource for you!

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Introducing Historic New York Statutes

If you have New York ancestors, The Advancing Genealogist has a new resource for you!

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Free (limited time) Webinar Recording: “The Five-story Fall”


I had great fun presenting a Board for Certification of Genealogists series webinar for Legacy Family Tree Webinars on Tuesday (March 19th).

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DNA kit sale!

If you haven’t heard, several DNA kits are part of the Amazon Prime Day sale and some are the lowest they get. The Prime Day sale ends in just under 14 hours, so if you have been on the fence, head on over. Continue reading

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FamilySearch Communities

FamilySearch recently added a community feature, and it is free! The community area offers forums in which to ask or to answer questions, to upload documents for translation assistance, and to find links to related resources, such as foreign word lists, FamilySearch wiki articles, and maps. Users can participate or lurk and learn. Continue reading

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Records of the Skies: Obtaining Airplane Records

My last post featured tracing a former “family” airplane to its modern owner in order to share photographs and information. Tracing a family artifact, no matter the size, helps to flesh out fragmented stories, produces facts to weave into a narrative, and can offer enjoyment to the artifact’s former owner. Continue reading

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Hope

The tiny Ercoupe caught my father’s eye in 1950. In 2017, that seventy-one-year-old airplane reminded me of the goodness in others. Of hopeContinue reading

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