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The Oscar-winning actress' European ancestry.
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Descendants of a famous Cincinnati brewer discover their German roots—and each other.
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Start tracing your celebrity roots with these books and web sites.
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Are you related to a commander-in-chief? Here's how to find out if you've got roots in the White House.
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If you've found one president in your family tree, keep looking — you may have more.
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Do your relatives whisper about American Indian heritage, a black sheep ancestor or a link to a famous person? Our 10 genealogy research tips will help you investigate family stories and find out whether they're true.
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Two famous folks are genealogically connected through the women in their lives.
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A longtime Abraham Lincoln researcher, honored in 1998 for discovering the last document Lincoln ever signed, was banned from NARA after confessing to doctoring the date on that paper.
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Zorro's Tyrone Power descends from an entertainment dynasty.
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How much do you know about the British royal family? As royal wedding excitement builds, take this quiz to test your knowledge of Kate's new in-laws.
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