September 2010

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When Cincinnati merchant Peter Neff’s wife died in 1844, he wouldn’t bury her in the city’s crowded, dismal graveyards. A year later, Neff was among the founders of Spring Grove Cemetery, which would become a model for cemetery design and a National Historic Landmark.
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America’s first prime-time network genealogy TV show wrapped up season one April 30. It was an exciting—and even somewhat controversial—ride for family historians. Here’s a look at the show’s first run.
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If you’ve ever seen one of those “Can you spot the differences?” photos or drawings, you’ll understand June Thomazin’s problem with these two photos that belong to her cousins.
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Use this form to search transcriptions of genealogy records from any state.
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Make the most out of this all-volunteer, all-free genealogy site covering the entire United States.
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Tales from the lighter side of family history.
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Multiple men with the same name are vying for your genealogical affection. Any of them could be your ancestor. Here are nine ways to ensure that you’ve found “the one” before you commit.
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Race toward ancestral discoveries with our guide to tracing suomalainen forebears.
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From state vital records and censuses to historical books and immigration data, this year’s 101 Best Websites list features tools that can bust your brick walls—but not your budget.
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