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My top ten: Best world-wide genealogy and ancestry websites.

My top ten: Best world-wide genealogy and ancestry websites.

After almost twenty years of genealogy research, there are certain sites that have become my ‘go to’ sites for certain aspects of my genealogy research. I thought it might be helpful for me to post my list of my top ten genealogy and ancestry websites. I have also included a description of the reasons why […]

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My ‘must have’ list of top 10 genealogy websites.

My ‘must have’ list of top 10 genealogy websites.

This list of top 10 genealogy websites is a bit different than others because I have evaluated them based on the sheer quantity of data and sources I have found for my own personal research, regardless whether they are paid or free. I will only subscribe to a site if I’m sure it’s worth it as […]

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Please help me understand birth records of slave children in Virginia.

Please help me understand birth records of slave children in Virginia.

I have a mystery concerning the birth records of slave children in Virginia and I’m hoping this post might lead to some answers to my questions. While researching our connection(s) to the Cocke and Chastain families of Virginia, I discovered a mystery with regard to the parentage and  birth records of slave children that are […]

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Ancestry Magazine 2004 to 2009 Back Issues Available Free at Google e-Books

Ancestry Magazine 2004 to 2009 Back Issues Available Free at Google e-Books

I was thrilled to discover that back issues of Ancestry magazine from 2004 to 2009 are now available for free download at Google e-Books. This is just one of several magazine titles for which Google e-Books is making back issues available online – on numerous subject matters. Ancestry magazine is about genealogy and family tree […]

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My Top 29: Best Christmas Gifts for the Avid Genealogist

My Top 29: Best Christmas Gifts for the Avid Genealogist

  Are you struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for the beloved Genealogist in your family? Unsure where to start looking? Here is a list of the best genealogy products from a wide range of categories and price ranges. At the very least, it should provide some inspiration.   Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner The one […]

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Google Reaches Settlement with Publishers While Negotiations With Authors Are Still Pending

Google Reaches Settlement with Publishers While Negotiations With Authors Are Still Pending

One of my favorite resources for genealogy research has been Google e-books. The status of this invaluable online library of e-books has been up in the air due to an ongoing dispute between both authors and publishers against Google. A settlement has been reached between Google and the publishers, ending the long-standing lawsuit that had […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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