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A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Genealogical Treasure Hunt

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Pile of old photographs

Look Closely at Family Pictures


Family photo albums can be wonderful resources, so ask your relatives to talk about the people in the pictures. You may hear stories about the circumstances under which a photo was taken, or about the people in the picture. Just seeing photos of ancestors sometimes jogs peoples' memories, and may bring to mind a long-lost name.

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