Tag Archives: The Tree

  1. The Tree Tip #6: Field Research and Connecting to Your Past

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    March 11, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    It is clear to anyone involved with genealogical research today, digitization of historical records has brought the process of researching …
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  2. The Tree Tip # 5: Fanciful Stories and Darker Truths – Sorting Out Family Lore

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    February 26, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    In family lore we find a source, the usefulness of which is often in the amorphous nature of its content. …
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  3. The Tree Tip #4: What’s In A Name?

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    February 13, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    Naming is fundamental to our culture and to our identity. Arising out of this essential part of who we are …
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  4. The Tree Tip #3: Documentation is Key

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    January 31, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    One of the most important things you can do as a family researcher is to always keep good documentation. With …
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  5. The Tree Tip #2: Interview Your Relatives

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    January 16, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    When I was eight or nine years old, I started asking questions about our family name, LaForest and my mother’s …
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  6. The Tree: Tips for Tracing Your Genealogy, First in a Series

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    January 4, 2012 by LeVoyageur

    Tip #1: Start With What You Know Starting today and continuing over the next few months, I will be periodically …
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