Time traveling to Colonial America

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There’s nothing like breaking through a brick wall on the family tree. I had one of those spine-tingling discoveries recently, thanks to Ancestry.com. That on-line service touts millions of records on-line. Information is digitized and uploaded regularly, so it helps to check back often. A couple of weeks ago I logged on and proceeded to spent two days in 17th …

Begin your family quest on July 30

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If you’ve ever watched TV episodes of “Finding Your Roots,” or “Genealogy Road Show,” you’ve probably fancied yourself being one of the lucky ones who learn about their family tree on the program. Research basics used on those television programs are the same as for anyone. Begin with yourself (the known) and work back to the unknown. Document every step …