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Seeking Your Scots-Irish Ancestors


   The key to success in any Irish research is identifying the location in Ireland where your ancestor lived.  This  can be difficult for anyone doing Irish research, but for those whose ancestors emigrated in the 18th or early 19th centuries, the problem becomes even more difficult.  …

Off on a Genealogy Cruise

   I’m headed out to lecture on a Genealogy Cruise this week, so no blog.   In March, I’ll be conducting four classes for the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research.  Check out their offerings and sign up for classes. 

Creating a Strong Foundation

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   Whenever you build something it’s important to have a strong foundation.  Building your family tree is no different...a weak foundation can cause your tree to collapse.  Whether you are just starting or trying to fix some earlier problems (we all have them), focusing on the basics can help you get back on track.  …

Happy New Year

   Best Wishes to All for a Happy New  Year.  I’m still catching up from the holiday and hope to be back to my blog in a week or so.  In the meantime, check out all the wonderful things that became available in 2014 for Irish researchers from

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