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Bring Down the Brick Wall

How collaborations can break through brick walls! Past-Present-Future: Brick Wall Comes Down!

This site has links to thousands of books that genealogists would find helpful - biographies, county histories, state information, surnames, etc.  Many are readable online.......

Genealogy book links simplify searching for your ancestors by identifying and linking to free digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books, organized by state and subjects.

Quality Hubs Are Better Than Many Hubs

Quality Hubs Are Better Than Many Hubs

From my experience at Hubpages after 28 hubs, creating one quality hub can bring in more traffic than ten non-quality hubs. In this hub, I'll explain what I mean by quality hubs and the possibilities.

Learn how to plant your family tree on Mocavo!

Mocavo has now moved to Findmypast. Build your family tree and search billions of records at Findmypast.

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

Knight Prototype Fund supports 16 new storytelling and engagement projects for journalists and content creators.

When the Census Taker Gets it Wrong- 1940 census- person who gave the information is marked with an "x"

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Eastern European Family History Conference — Foundation for East European Family History Studies (FEEFHS)

Genealogical Gems is the genealogical findings of Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, locator of ancestors - both mine & yours!

Looking for relatives in the New England area? Read more about this book in the blog! #NewEngland #genealogy

Genealogist's Handbbok for New England Research by Michael Leclerc. One of the most used books in my library.

It Is Well With My Soul – Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune. Our ancestors persevered in spite of disaster and misfortune so that we could be here today to tell their stories. Learn how to locate evidence of their experiences and how to add their first-hand accounts to that body of evidence. #genealogy #webinars

It Is Well With My Soul - Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune

Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War - Look for your ancestors in this PA genealogy database of American Civil War soldiers - infantry, cavalry & artillery rosters, histories, biographies, draft, journals, letters, medal of honor recipients, prisoners of war (POWs), & pensions of our Pennsylvania military ancestors. Use this free Pennsylvania database to help with your genealogy search.

If your Civil War ancestor was a Pennsylvania Volunteer this site has lots of information!

The largest silver deposit in US history was found in 1859 in Nevada. The ensuing population boom helped them become a territory in 1861 and a state by 1864.  By the 1920s, their reputation as Marriage Mecca was born when waiting periods on marriage licenses in other states sent impulsive couples to Nevada – with no wait required.  In 1931, divorce residency requirements were dropped to 6 weeks; still the lowest in the US. Check out our collection of #Nevada #genealogy records today!

Arizona was the last of the 48 contiguous states to join the union in 1912 but has been included in the U. Federal Census since Check out this page for all kinds of great resources to find your Arizona