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Records from fraternal benefit orders (FBOs) are another resource to add to your genealogy arsenal.
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Published family histories can save or sink your research. Follow our advice for finding these potential genealogy treasure troves and mining the good information while weeding out the bad.
Start your manuscript hunt by using these key online archival portals to check for manuscripts in Canada, Great Britain and the United States.
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