Category Archives: Genealogy Records Collections

My Research Progress: Religious Research

The fourth research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Religious Research. If you click on the Religious research link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear. Religious research information … Continue reading

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My Research Progress: Occupational Research

The next research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Occupational Research. If you click on the Occupation Research link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear.  In the top … Continue reading

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My Research Progress: Census Research

The next research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Census Research. If you click on the Census Research link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear. In the top … Continue reading

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What Is The My Research Progress View

My Research Progress is the first view seen in GenDetective.  My Research Progress works hand in hand with My Personal Research Goals, to present a visualization of your genealogy research.  The goal of visualizing My Research Progress is to quickly … Continue reading

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My First Trip to the National Archives

On this past Tuesday I made my first trip to Washington, DC to research in the National Archives.  My friend Donna joined me and at the Archives we met my newly discovered (thank you internet) cousin Elisa from California.  Our 5th … Continue reading

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Did I Miss Information In That Census Record?

In our rush to find people in census records we sometimes grab the most obvious information and glance over the remaining columns in the census.  However, sometimes that additional information holds clues, information that points us to additional records. Take … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper Into Census Records

Census records are a genealogists best friend.  They are one of the first sources of information about our families that genealogists consult.  Censuses are a snapshot in time of the family, on a reoccurring basis (frequently 10 years) allowing us … Continue reading

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