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Navigating Patronymics in Scandinavian Research, Part 3

The majority of ancestral Scandinavians shared a small number of given names and surnames. Following your ancestors without becoming mixed up in...

Navigating Patronymics in Scandinavian Research, Part 1

The majority of ancestral Scandinavians shared a small number of given names and surnames. Following your ancestors without becoming mixed up in...

Navigating Patronymics in Scandinavian Research, Part 2

The majority of ancestral Scandinavians shared a small number of given names and surnames. Following your ancestors without becoming mixed up in...

Learning from New Zealand Passenger Lists

In this video, Learning from New Zealand Passenger Lists, we'll discuss this tremendous resource containing some 7.4 million records. New Zealand...

Adding Maps to Your Family History Analysis

Historic maps, as well as current maps, can help provide context and evidence for your family history research. Historic maps such as gazetteers,...

Successful Remote Research Strategies

After over a year of being stuck inside and away from physical research repositories, it's time to brush up on successful remote research...

How to Use FamilySearch Messaging

In this video, How to Use FamilySearch Messaging, Andrew demonstrates the messaging function on the FamilySearch website and the FamilySearch...

21st-Century Tools for Connecting with Family

Are you still writing letters and emails to loved ones? Learn firsthand how families at home and families that are spread across different...

Paula Madison: Chinese Diaspora, Finding Her Roots

Paula Madison addresses the crowd at RootsTech 2016 and shares her genealogy journey to finding her roots. She details how her plan to research her...

Enrich Your Family Stories with State Archives

People use state archives to find all types of records, learn a little bit about the ones we use to help enrich family stories. Government-created...

Useful Tools For Finding German Ancestors

You don’t have to be a German expert to read your German ancestors’ records. This presentation, Useful Tools For Finding German Ancestors, shows my...

DNA Triangulation: What, Why, and How

Triangulation is the key to breaking through those pesky brick walls. Learn why genealogists need to triangulate DNA with their matches, what that...