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West Valley Genealogical Society – The Document Trail Special Interest Group (SIG)

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West Valley Genealogical Society – The Document Trail Special Interest Group (SIG) Topics for 2019 – Meetings are on Saturdays from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm January 26, 2019 ………..Part I – Death Certificates, Obituaries, Church Records Part II – U. S. FOIA February 23, 2019………Part I – Death Certificates, Social Security Death Applications, Introduction

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Research in the Library

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Print Subscribe Share/Save Access Library of Congress 7/29/18 My Job at the Library: Researching African-American Genealogy July 19, 2018 by Wendi Maloney Ahmed Johnson. Photo by Shawn Miller. Ahmed Johnson is a local history and genealogy reference librarian in the Library’s Main Reading Room and a specialist in African-American history. A bibliography he created, “African-American Family Histories and Related

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Free Access AmericanAncestors.org

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Researchers Free Access to ALL Databases on AmericanAncestors.org Have some fun out of the sun this summer! American Ancestors is granting FREE access to all online databases—highlights include our early New England collections (including the world’s largest Mayflower database) and Boston’s Catholic records from 1789 to 1900 —from now through Tuesday, July 17th. You can

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YORUBA, IGBO, FULANI, HAUSA

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Source: African Royal DNA Project, access 7/9/2018 WE ARE ONE FAMILY OF PEOPLE, DO NOT GET TRAPPED INTO THE CONSTRUCT OF DIVISION AND ETHNICITY.  I have have been asked to explain a few details again so all new members/subscribers can learn and receive the tools needed to dig deeper.  So here we go. We know that

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Research Tips

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By: Monica Primus Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA Source: Johns Family and Relatives 7/7/18 I have been doing family research for over 20 years and have been using Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker (FTM) for almost as long so I have a couple of pointers I would like to share. 1. Do NOT use the tree

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