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July 2014 Newsletter

What Are You Doing with Old Family Heirlooms?

What do you do when your home has become the designated family museum—and you start looking to the future wondering what will become of these items?

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Listen to Genealogy 'How-to' Lectures

There are more and more genealogy-minded websites that are putting talks online, making it easy to listen to what the leading family history teachers, movers and shakers want us to know. Here are descriptions and links to five of these genealogy lecture sites.

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How Did This Story Get Lost to the Family?

Keep digging deeper into your family history—you'll uncover stories that have been lost to the family by the passage of time. I recently found one such story, about an ancestor who survived the harsh winter at Valley Forge with George Washington.

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GenealogyBank Just Added 7 Million More Records!

We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 6,500 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 220 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about some of our most recent additions: a total of 52 newspaper titles from 21 U.S. states. We've shown the date ranges so that you can determine if the new content is relevant to your personal research.

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