Tag Archives: Ancestry

E is for Emigration

What causes a person to leave his home, friends, all that he’s known, and move to a new country or place he’s never been before? Your ancestor’s emigration story is an important part of YOUR story–who you are and where … Continue reading

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Knowing your place

I read an interesting blog post here on the link between family history and children’s self-esteem. A study done by MARIAL followed several families with children aged 9-12, recording how often the family discussed ancestral stories, including stories of the parents … Continue reading

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Learn then do

I attended a RUSA conference in Seattle last week and learned from Anne Mitchell (Ancestry Anne) @f_f_stories  about different ways of searching in Ancestry.com for varied results. Came home to my library job and got a call this morning that gave me … Continue reading

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