Tracing Immigrant Ancestors: Episode 29

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Settlers departing from the port of Naples, October 29, 1939, Genoa port, Italy, 20th century.

In this episode, we’ve got advice on tracing immigrant ancestors, news about’s acquisition of, Scots-Irish research tips and more.

Ep. 29: October 2010

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In this episode:

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison tells us about some great tools to tuck in your genealogical tool belt.

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane gives us an update on’s acquisition of

Top Tips: Trace Your Scots-Irish Roots

In the Top Tips segment, author Jim Beidler provides some historical background and solid tips from his article “Trace Your Scots-Irish Roots” in the December 2010 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

Family Tree University Crash Course

Family Tree University Instructor Lisa Alzo provides you with tips for exploring your ancestor’s international origins from her class Tracing Immigrants: How to Research Your Family’s American Arrivals.

Safe Keeping: Culling Your Collection

Grace helps you get started paring down your collection of papers, covering what to keep and what to toss.

Lisa’s Top Tips

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

Have fun climbing your family tree!