Tag Archives: The Tree

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


    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


    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?


    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


    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


    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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