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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...

Searching for Land Records in Ireland

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I just returned from a week-long seminar on Irish Research that was just fantastic. We spent the first day covering methodology which...

Christmas in July

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Recently I began thinking about Christmas gifts for my children who are adults with families of their own. In addition to being...

Swedish Research

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Great news for those of you with Swedish ancestors, we now have Arkiv Digital at the Hall House. What is Arkiv, you...

The Gift of 45 Days

Article Contributed by Janet Wahlberg Recently two dozen women met at First Lutheran Church to Give the Gift of 45 more school days per year to...

African-American Research

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg For those with African American ancestry, research prior to the Civil War has been very challenging as those who were enslaved were...

Research in Beantown

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg I just returned from a research trip to Boston where I spent 4 days at the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library....

The Frozen Grandfather

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Our family has long nurtured the story of the “Frozen Grandfather.” He was a shepherd in the Highlands who froze to death...

More About Maps

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Last month I promised more about maps, often an underutilized resource for assembling your family history. If you take the time to...

Mapping Your Family

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Sanborn, County, State, Country, Griffith Records, Atlas, DeLorme, Surname, Google, Plat, Political and Topographic, what do all these terms have in common?...