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Don't Just Look for Documents


Anything can contain information that reveals something about your family, past or present. It might be a document with information about a long-lost relative, or it can be a ragged old sweater, or a piece of woodwork created by an ancestor. It might even be a memory or a story, funny or scary or wonderful, about someone in your family. Anything that mattered to one of your relatives is worth seeking out and studying for clues about an ancestor.

Next: Look for Books

September 1, 2014



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