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8 Beginner Genealogy Tips

3 Sep

Ever wanted to do some genealogy detective work, but didn’t know where to start? If you’re like me, you’ve probably toyed with the idea of doing some family tree research … that is, until you ended up on Ancestry.com and saw the subscription fee.

But then this amazing book came into my life (left) and ignited the bug all over again.

Ryan’s Aunts Kay and Genese researched it, wrote it, scrapbooked it, laminated it, and gave copies to all the families at our recent three-generation reunion. Pretty incredible, right?

Would you believe these two amateur family historians traced Ryan’s father’s side back to … 70 A.D.!? No joke. Ryan’s 49th Great Grandfather was the King of Sweden. But let’s dispense with the formalities, shall we? Your Highness is so stuffy. Please continue to call me Angela.

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