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Marriage in Montreal and jumping ship in New York

I held a workshop at the Phoenicia Library to teach people to write about their ancestors, but those who attended seemed more interested in learning to research their families. Debbie and Richard claimed to know almost nothing about their ancestors. … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. Census Man

I got my mother addicted to Ancestry.com, the family research website. She took over my grandfather’s genealogical research years ago, doubled the size of his data collection, and computerized it, but she didn’t see any reason to pay a website … Continue reading

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