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Family: Closer Than You Think

By DKIdea, published on Feb 17, 2014

I can’t speak for anyone else, but I view family as the most important establishment today. There is no unit of measure more important to our wealth, health and well being than family. You can’t choose them, but they wouldn’t be that special unit if you could. Where you come from is an important component to where you’re going, and how you’re getting there. Those that turn their back on their past, risk depriving themselves and their future generations access to the sources of the very codes that define who they are. See, family isn’t just those people that congregate in your home with what... (more)

Tags: family, children, parents, ireland, african, genealogy, native american, ancestors

Climbing the Family Tree

By Jon Hosier, published on Aug 17, 2010

This is one man's story.

I took this project on partly out of curiosity and partly to leave a monument to my family and the kin to come. I did not know how it was going to go. I started off the same way any of you would. Ancestry.com or Genealogy.com and FamilyTreeMaker.com; I used them all. The next thing you know I have some basic crappy information of family members I already knew and a sizeable dent in my debit account. My faith in the project’s success had been momentarily derailed.

I started to wonder if searching public records could yield a more promising result. The... (more)

Tags: family, family tree, ancestry, genealogy, people search, people searching, finding family, lineage, kin, family line, public records, public records search, ancestry record search

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