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Finding My Past

My mom would have loved following all the media stories about Princess Charlotte, the newest member of the royal fam
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Farewell Summer

I am going to miss the dog days of summer: relaxed mornings, impromptu trips to the pool, old movies, and good books.
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Researching Your Ancestors Up North

When most people begin their genealogy, they come into the hobby with some preconceived notions about their family.
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Are You Ready to Explore Your East European Roots?

Finally, you decided to track down (genealogically speaking) the branch of your family that you may have been puttin
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The Oregon Trail: No Two Journeys Were the Same

Did your ancestors travel the Oregon Trail?
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My Ancestor Was an Author

I didn't know much about a distantly related cousin but decided to use one of Mid-Continent Public Library’s Researc
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My Ancestor Was a Mattress Maker?!

Have you ever wondered what your ancestor did for a living? Were they a farmer, a teacher, or a seamstress?
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Discovering Civil War Ancestors

As the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War winds down, many people are interested in learning if they have a
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Just off the Boat

My youngest daughter came home from school one day very excited that I could help her with a homework assignment tha
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Bob’s Your Uncle…annnnddd my Grandpa?

You ever heard the song “I’m My Own Grandpa”?
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Taxes? Yes Please!

As another April 15th rolls around, taxes are on all our minds.
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Ready Reference and Resource Guides

Ready reference and resource guides are like cliff notes or wikis on specific research subjects.
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