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I'm Teaching a Course About Using Family Tree Notebooks Pages!

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I'm teaching a genealogy course! Ok, for some of you this is old news. I announced the course in one of my Facebook Live videos a while back but never got around to giving you all the details here on the blog. So, for those of you that would rather read than watch (just like me!), here's what's going on with the course: The goal of the course is to teach you how to use Family Tree Notebooks pages to build genealogy notebooks and other books to help your research. Although some basic genealogy research information will be included, the...

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Using eBay for Family History

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  EBay can be a wonderful resource for genealogists. Among the many family history treasures you can find, try searching for: yearbooks for your ancestor's time in high school maps, postcards, and souvenirs from the towns/cities your ancestors lived in military histories military honors and pieces of uniform photos family bibles family genealogies heirlooms letters diaries church histories out of print books If you're having trouble finding anything with your family's surname, try searching for the surname plust the hometown or location your ancestor spent time in. I would also look for your ancestor's first and last name in quotations,...

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20 Genealogy Products on Amazon You Didn't Know You Needed

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Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.  I have been doing a TON of Amazon shopping thanks to the pandemic and I thought I'd share some of the things I've found for genealogy. I feel like we all have our copy of Evidence Explained and our favorite photo scanner but there are a lot of other things offered on Amazon that would make your family history journey a little easier (or just more fun!).    1. Magnifying Glass with Antique Wooden Handle ($18.95, Amazon.com) I'm a very visual person and I love using beautiful things in my office. I have a...

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Craft a Personal Mother's Day Gift You Can Print at Home or Send Digitally

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Mother's Day is just a week away!  Gifting a family tree notebook is a touching way to put a lot of thought into your Mother's Day gift without needing a ton of time or money. You can either build pages for your own notebook and then send a handful of those pages with a Family Tree Notebooks gift card (so they can start building their own notebooks) or you can use the pages in the Mother's Day Bundle to build a special mini-notebook focused on the mom or mother figure you're celebrating.  In these crazy times, you might have to social-distance...

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My Great-Grandmother’s Time on Angel Island

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We're coming up on Mother's Day! If you haven't seen it already, I put together an incredible Mother's Day bundle with 21 brand new pages and it's available for a limited time in my shop.  As a lead up to Mother's Day, I wanted to focus on some of the amazing mothers in my family, starting with my great-grandmother.  Only once has America officially shut her borders to an entire race of people for no other reason than that race was determined to be too dangerous, damaged, infectious, and inferior to be given citizenship. In 1882, President Arthur signed the...

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