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The New Ancestry Research Collection, U.S. Wills and Probate Records, Is A Great Resource.

  I have a number of ancestors whom I have tried repeatedly to find their probate records, including wills or estate inventories, to no avail. It was believed that these persons probably died intestate but I hadn’t found proof. I…
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My Puerto Rican Family Members Have Native American and African Blood in Them. And Bulgarian. And Romanian. How Does That Happen?

The use of genetic genealogy—in other words, DNA testing– has exploded in the past few years. Around the world, curious seekers are spitting into tubes and swabbing cheeks to help determine their heritage and find genetic cousins. Recently, three family…
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