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You’re ready to start your family tree. You know the names of your grandparents, and maybe even a great-grandparent or two. You know the country where your ancestors lived before they came to America. What’s next? Well, as the title says, always work from the known to the unknown. Start by asking yourself what you know. You know your name and date of birth, and where you were born. You know your parents’ names, and possibly their dates and places of birth, and the date and place of their marriage. Now it’s time to put all that information down on paper. I suggest you get yourself a binder and a pack of paper for it. Label the first page with your own name. Add your date of birth, your place of … Read entire article »

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