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There is plenty of helpful genealogy and family history to information for you to discover and see here, but you may want to begin with…


Free Pedigree and Genealogy ChartsFree Genealogy Forms and Charts
The staple of genealogy work is done with Pedigree Charts and Family Group sheets. You can get many of them online for free.

Old Handwriting in Genealogy RecordsDeciphering Old Handwriting Course
By Sabina J. Murray that will help you read old genealogy records, like birth records, marriage records, census records and wills.

Family Crest Coat of ArmsUnderstanding your Family Coat of Arms
Includes a brief history of coat of arms, parts of the coat of arms, the animals were frequently used as a main charge in coat of arms and passing the them down from family to family.

US Census GuideGuide to the US Census
An in-depth Guide to the US Federal Census by genealogy expert Judy Hannah Green that includes the type of vital genealogy information you can find in the US Census records. This tutorial covers: The background of the US census, census takers and the paths that they took, glitches found in the census, the Soundex and how to use it and how to get started on your research of the census.

How to do Tombstone or Grave RubbingsTombstone Rubbings
Also called grave rubbings, is easy and fun to do. Includes: How-to do Tombstone Rubbings. the step-by-step tutorial and Finding Treasures in Tombstone Rubbings.

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  • PAJAMA GENEALOGY Research System
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