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October 2022 Newsletter

Jamestown Descendants: Who’s Who, Part 11

Melissa Davenport Berry writes: In this article I focus on the lineage of author and historical preservationist Helena Trench Lefroy Caperton (1878-1962). She was a descendant of Peter Montague, who emigrated with Sir Francis Wyatt on the ship Charles, landing in Jamestown in October 1621.

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Genealogy Tip: Narrow Your Search and Sort Your Results

Gena Philibert-Ortega writes: You’ve entered your search terms into your genealogy website’s search engine. Now you have pages of records to look through, especially historical newspapers. That’s great for your research – but now what do you do?

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The Top 7 Genealogy TV Shows You Don’t Want to Miss

Ready to get inspired to discover your family history? TV shows about ancestry have spiked in popularity in recent years. Here’s a list of the top seven genealogy TV shows to add to your playlist.

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How to Find Someone’s Maiden Name: A Comprehensive Guide

One of the biggest hurdles for genealogists to overcome is how to find someone’s maiden name. So, if you have ever wondered, “what is my mother’s maiden name?” and she’s no longer around to ask, here’s how to do it with the help of genealogy records.

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