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How to Find and Understand Catholic Church Records in Mexico
Take your Mexican family history way back to the 1500s with this guide to Catholic Church records in Mexico, many available on FamilySearch.
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Genenet claims to be the largest European genealogy website. Here's an overview of its family trees and other helpful features.
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If you’re looking for the perfect gift, skip the shops and get out your family records. Share your glad tidings with these DIY family history book projects.READ MORE
Deciding where you want to store your family tree, whether online or via software, can be a tough choice. Here, we’ll provide you with the tools to determine which online tree or family history software is best for you!READ MORE
NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Should you hang up your family coat of arms – or show it off? We’ll untangle the myths of heraldry and help you start discovering your armigerous ancestry.READ MORE
Sometimes it’s a good thing when your roots are showing! We’ve rounded up the tools available to help you create a printed family tree poster to share.READ MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL
Looking for ideas for planning family reunion? Follow these 10 steps to a fun reunion for the whole family.READ MORE
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Our Ancestors’ Psychology: An Interview with Author ...
In this episode of the Family Tree Podcast, Lisa interviews author Helen Parker-Drabble about how so-called "modern" mental health problems like anxiety or ...
Shining a Spotlight on Marriage Records: Episode 151
At Family Tree Magazine we like to shine a light on the most important sources for your genealogical research, and marriage records rank right up there at t...
There is a lot of misinformation and half-truths floating around about taking a DNA test. Before you spit or swab, discover the truth behind 6 common genetic genealogy myths and figure out how DNA testing really fits into your family tree search.READ MORE
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These six genealogy “dream jobs” take your love of research and turn it in to a profession.READ MORE
Yes, you still can use your DNA matches even if there’s no tree or genealogy information attached. Here are six ways to make no-tree matches work for you.READ MORE