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  1. Citing Sources for Genealogy and Family TreesWhen all we wish to do is locate our ancestors, and fill in the gaps in our family tree, taking the time to document our sources can seem like an extra, tedious task. But, if we want to create a tree that has true value, citing sources is not optional. It's also not as complicated as you might think.
  2. MyHeritage in Color and Photo Enhancer ToolMyHeritage has created two advanced photo enhancing tools that will help you get to know your ancestors in a whole new way. MyHeritage in Color, coupled with the site’s Photo Enhancer technology, can transform your old family photos into sharp and vibrant images that reveal previously hidden details.
  3. How to Use the Genealogical Proof StandardThe Genealogical Proof Standard helps genealogists sort out, verify, and document facts through simple, straightforward guidance.
  4. Anyone who has spent time doing family history research knows the many challenges involved in building a family tree with complete and accurate information - but researching African American ancestors can present its own unique set of complications. In this guide we talk about how to get started, discuss common challenges and highlight the best resources to help you uncover your family's roots.
  5. These records can become a highly prized source of information for researchers since they often contain a surprising amount of detail, including elaborate personal statements or court findings.
  6. Records by Birth Year - Unnamed Soldier and FamilyKnowing the estimated year your ancestor was born can help you pinpoint critical record collections to search, adding new details to your tree. Here are a list of databases, organized by date, to get you started now.
  7. Man Finds 1858 Bill of Sale for Slaves Hidden in Old BookA Virginia Beach man got a stark reminder of one of the darkest times in U.S. history after purchasing an old book, and is now speaking up about it for the first time.
  8. How to Print Your Family Tree, and Why You Shouldn’t, Printing Unemployment Census, 1937, LoCWhen someone asks to see your family tree, what do you do? Your first instinct might be to go to your online tree and hit “Print.” But is printing your tree really the best option? In this article we'll show you how to do it, and why you might be better served by finding another method.
  9. Rarest Last Names in US - Old Man Living Alone in 1937Rare surnames can make the job of being a family history researcher easier. Here is a list of 100 of the rarest last names in the U.S. and help for finding out how unusual your family names actually are.
  10. MyHeritage Discoveries -The Powerful Genealogy Hints Tool You've Probably Never UsedHere's how to find hundreds, or even thousands, of new facts and stories about your ancestors with one simple tool.

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