Posts Tagged With: research

BlackProGen LIVE!: Ep 73: “How I Did It” Part 2

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BlackProGen LIVE!: Ep 71 Runaways: Self-Liberated Africans and the Underground Railroad

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BlackProGen LIVE!: Ep 69: Biology of a Document: From Analysis to Plan

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 64: Researching Beyond the Internet (Offline Research)

If you are able to please get from behind your computer and hit the streets to do some genealogical research. Don’t get me wrong, there is a lot of information available online but there is so much that has not been put online yet. Check out this episode as the panelist discuss how to properly prepare, what to do while on the ground, and how to distill the information you collect while researching offline.

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Genes Work

Just a little video of some fo the records I’ve acquired over the years while doing genealogical research.

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DON’T GIVE UP!

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I just wanted to offer some words of encouragement to those on the genealogical journey, DON’T GIVE UP! Genealogist are chosen and you have been chosen to give your  ancestors a voice. Even if you haven’t found that document, that ancestor, or that connection to a relative you’re been looking for tirelessly, DON’T GIVE UP! Keep researching, you will find it when it’s time. Sometimes the answers we are looking for are already in the documents we have and we might have to take a break and look at them with fresh eyes as some say. Just stay positive and focused in your research, you this!

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/27

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Credit Patent: A document transferring land to be paid for in installments over a four-year period. A delinquent payment or nonpayment of the full balance resulted in forfeiture. In 1820, Congress required full payment for land at the time of purchase.(Definition from familytreemagazine.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/14

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Necrology:Listing or record of persons who have died recently. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/13

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Epitaph: An inscription on or at a tomb or grave in memory of the one buried there. (Definition from genealogy-quest.com)

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 11/9

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Noncupative Will:One declared or dictated by the testator, usually for persons in last sickness, sudden illness, or military. (definition from genealogy-quest.com)

 

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