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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?...

The Cost of Research

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg It’s time to talk money, as everything seems to have a price tag these days. The cost of research can vary greatly...

Buffalo Wings

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well friends, Labor Day has come and gone, and now, so has my long awaited week at the beach! The summer (and...

Turning Fiction to Fact

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Your family story is only a story unless you have sources. The sources and citations turn fiction to fact. I will admit...

Fenton Provides Genealogy Answers

Article Contributed by Janet Wahlberg The Fenton’s Hall House Research Center, 73 Forest Avenue, Jamestown has a support group for those interested in working on their...

A Cousin Found

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Christmas of 2014 I bought DNA kits for my husband and myself. While it was very interesting to see what our ethnic...

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