#genealogy ... My grandmother’s only brother, Sonny, was killed in action during World War II. I knew that he had been killed in a tank explosion and that his remains were in a shared grave with another soldier, but it took me a year to find any information. The breakthrough...
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#genealogy ... Sometimes I just print pages out directly from the web because I want to remember exactly what I found as a search result. I also make a note in the research log so I can remember how I got there. Genealogy research logs can be lists of places...
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#genealogy ... Happy Friday the 13th! Getting scanning done is a beast and I know it. The best way I’ve found to chip away at it is to have a set time when you know you’ll be sitting for a couple of hours. We have a family movie night every...
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#genealogy ... To avoid being overwhelmed and then inefficient in your research, try setting SMART goals. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound. Specific means that you know exactly what fact you’re looking for. Measurable refers to being able to break your goal down in to measurable steps...
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