Historical Records

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How To Locate Ancestors Immigration Records

Searching for family records could be a difficult task in itself, and that too of the ancestors whose location you are partly unsure of. Genealogical research could be both, time-consuming and costly in some cases, especially if you are going to search in the records which have ambiguous information or the location is difficult to…
June 25, 2017
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How to Search Old Newspapers for Ancestors

Genealogical research needs to be backed by concrete evidence to support the findings and make it an authentic piece of research to further pass on to related people and future generations. One of the sources of genealogical information is the newspapers of old times - the digitalized versions of these newspapers are a wonderful source…
June 19, 2017
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The Value of Death Records in Genealogy Research

Genealogical research for ancestral backgrounds is an interesting project for someone trying to dig out information about their family history or working for an organization for the same purpose, and it gets difficult many times when an individual is unable to access information that is either lost or probably considered sensitive to be shared publicly.…
June 12, 2017
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Finding the Birthplace of an Ancestor Who Migrated

Finding the birthplace of an ancestor can be difficult. Searching for ancestors who have migrated gets even more tricky. As you discover new places where they have been, you can often discover that vital pieces of information are missing. However, it is not impossible to trace the location they have settled in overtime and where…
June 2, 2017
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How to Recognise and Date Old Photos

The ability to date old photos is hugely thrilling. As Karl Langerfeld points out “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” The power of photographs to bring back the moments once lived by individuals is an essence found in very rare things. When it is about…
May 29, 2017