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Researching Your Shaker Ancestors

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Shaker Ancestors? Weren’t these people celibate? Yes, they were. The Shaker Sect was formed in England in the mid-18th century as a...

Enhancing Your Research with DNA

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I am sure that almost everyone has heard of using DNA to enhance their research. It has become a great part of...

Researching With Local Resources

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I have written in the past about local resources that are available to all of us to use in our research; however,...

Merry Old England

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Immigrants began coming to the Americas from England in the 1600s and continue to this day. My family first came in the...

Solving a Family Puzzle with a Timeline

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I have been using a timeline to solve a very challenging family puzzle. My husband’s great grandmother, Johanna Mathilda, was listed as...

Using Timelines for Genealogy

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Most of us are familiar with Timelines. You see them in museums and history books. But, have you ever thought of using...

Family History Research Workshops

Article Contributed by Janet Wahlberg Hall House Research Center 73 Forest Avenue Jamestown Sat., Feb. 24 10-12 Beginnning Family Research Learn to research your immigrant family (emphasis on Swedish heritage, however,...

German Research

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Over the last year we have had three or four requests for help with German Research that spurred us to schedule a...

Tracing the Path to the Past

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg While I generally share research tips and strategies with you, this month I plan to share with you a story of discovery...

Yearbooks

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg How many of you still have your yearbooks from high school or college? Have you considered using yearbooks as a source for...