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May 30, 2022

Learn more about your ancestor’s life through the wealth of information on his or her death certificate. Here’s how.

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Historical Postcard Giveaway

May 18, 2022

The rectangular survey method and the numbered lots method are two other ways to learn where to find your ancestor’s property on a map using an old land ownership document. The rectangular method was used by the federal government for the sale or homesteading of federal lands, while the numbered lots method was used...

May 16, 2022

Are you familiar with Griffith’s Valuation of Ireland? If not, now is the time to become acquainted with it. It is invaluable in mid-19th-century Irish research.

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May 14, 2022

In order to make use of ancient maps, historical maps, topographical maps, fire insurance maps, and even gazette maps from previous centuries, you must first learn to identify the location of a piece of land or house. There are several methods that were historically done to describe the land. This is how you can use...

May 10, 2022

Harriet Lane was the niece of 15th US President James Buchannan and served as the bachelor president’s First Lady. She was popular, well-known, and admired here and in England. Besides that, she left an incredible legacy for the well-being of children. Here is her story.

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