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Piles of Paper – Part 4

The following article is by my good friend, Bill Dollarhide. Dollarhide’s Genealogy Rule No. 43: If you can remember your ancestor’s marriage date but not your own, you are probably an addicted genealogist In the articles, “Piles of Paper – Part 1, 2 & 3,” we suggested you take your large piles of paper and […]

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Piles of Paper – Part 3

The following article is by my good friend, Bill Dollarhide. Dollarhide’s Genealogy Rule No. 42: If you took family group sheets to the last wedding you attended, you are probably an addicted genealogist. In the articles, “Piles of Paper – Part 1 & Part 2,” we suggested you take your large piles of paper and […]

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Piles of Paper – Part 2

The following article was written by my good friend, by William Dollarhide. Dollarhide’s Genealogy Rule No. 1: Treat the brothers and sisters of your ancestors as equals . . . even if some of them were in jail. In the article, “Piles of Paper, Part 1,” we left you with a large pile of paper […]

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Piles of Paper – Part 1

The following article was written by my good friend, by William Dollarhide. Dollarhide’s Genealogy Rule No. 44: Genealogy is an addiction with no cure and for which no 12-step program is available. When people first get interested in their family history they are not fully prepared for what is about to happen to them. Genealogy […]

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Family Tree Memory Keeper: Your Workbook For Family History, Stories And Genealogy

I already covered today, on this site, a laminated guided dedicated to helping educate researchers on organizing family research. Now here is a brand new book to help but those concepts into action. Family Tree Memory Keeper: Your Workbook for Family History, Stories & Genealogy comes form the editors at Family Tree Magazine, Allison Dolan […]

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The Portable Genealogist: Organizing Your Research

Last month I had the opportunity to review three new fantastic laminated guides published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Those guides were: The Portable Genealogist: U.S. Naturalization The Portable Genealogist: Immigration to the U.S. The Portable Genealogist: New York State Census A few more have shown up in the mail and I […]

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Will Anyone Else Understand Your Genealogy?

The following article is by my good friend, by William Dollarhide: This article is a prologue to four (4) subsequent articles relating to a genealogical organizing system described in my book, Managing a Genealogical Project. What follows are four (4) articles: “Piles of Paper,” Part 1-4. Once those four articles are published, I am hoping […]

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Great New Book! Digital Imaging Essentials: Techniques and Tips for Genealogists and Family Historians

My friend, Geoff Rasmussen, has been working on a new book for those of us who wish to use digital images. The book is finally finished and going to press. The book details (using both text and graphics) how to scan, organize, preserve, share, and backup your digital images. I highly recommend the book, in […]

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Family Treasures: 15 Lessons, Tips, and Tricks for Discovering Your Family History

Each family history is different, as are the stories of each ancestor. The research trail is equally unique for each family history. In Family Treasures: 15 Lessons, Tips, and Tricks for Discovering Your Family History, Barry J. Ewell shares his experiences in hope of helping other researchers make their path to research success just a […]

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Dollarhide Numbering Explained

Almost anyone who has spent any serious time in family history knows the name William Dollarhide. He has authored 13 books and countless articles. He has also spoken at over 700 national and local events and societies in almost every state in the country.  Through his experience in working with his own family history records, […]

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