Friday, 4 September 2015
Dissecting Death Notices for New Clues
George G. Morgan offers a number of strategies for extracting the maximum information from an ancestor’s death notice
Advice from the Pros
Janice Nickerson on Understanding Records Access Restrictions
Between the Headlines:
Sensational Snippets and Scoops
Sue Lisk offers seven tips to help you locate your ancestors in the newspapers of yesteryear
Interviewing the Elderly
Brenda Ervin shares her successful tips for getting the elderly to open up and share their memories for future generations
Have You Reached a Brick Wall in Your Native American Research?
Stuart Doyle examines some strategies and resources for overcoming difficulties in Indian research
Reconstructing World War II Service Records
Jennifer Holik looks at alternate record sources when dealing with a missing Army, Air Corps or National Guard service record
Elaine Ford researches a Mississippi ancestor and a connection to slavery
DNA & Genealogy
Janine Cloud Asks: Can a DNA Test Confirm Native American Ancestry? It Depends.
The Rich Rewards of Your Roots: What I Found On My Journey Into The Past
Martin Goldsmith shares an extract from his book, Alex’s Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germany – and a Grandson’s Journey of Love and Remembrance
Lora O'Brien Looks at Genealogy Tourism in Ireland: How to Get Started
The Back Page
We All Have a “Rachel” in Our Family Tree!
I hope you find more of interest for your family history exploration in this issue than I did for mine.
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