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October 2015 Newsletter

Must-Have Tech Tools for Genealogy

I'm grateful to be living in a time when family historians have so many options for doing their genealogy work. Technology gives us opportunities to organize, research, share and store our precious family history work in so many ways not available to previous generations. Are you taking advantage of today's genealogy technology?

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What's a Third Cousin Anyway? Genealogy Tutorial Videos

What exactly is a "third cousin"? How can you easily see how cousin relationships are structured and named? Here are two handy genealogy tutorial videos from YouTube that will help you do just that.

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Groundbreaking Study Tracing Back DNA 210,000 Years!

The Scotsman newspaper reported that the company ScotlandsDNA "has completed the first stage of…research tracing the beginnings of a family tree for 'all men on Earth.'" This important new DNA study shows that the branching of the DNA tree evolved slowly over time – but then that evolution abruptly changed.

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GenealogyBank Just Added 3 Million More Records!

We constantly add more newspapers and obituaries to our online archives. Currently, GenealogyBank features over 7,000 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 230 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent additions: a total of 18 newspaper titles from 14 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. 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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