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Today’s Genealogy Tip


Today’s Genealogy Tip—A good source for old newspapers (some going back to the 1700s) is It’s always a good idea to look in old newspapers where your ancestors lived for mentions of them, as these mentions can sometimes be the only existing proof of a birth, death, or marriage. At the very least, they sometimes give very cool personal stories that bring your ancestors to life, metaphorically.

I have found death and wedding announcements this way… Good tip!

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