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A "50 year" genealogist asks: Will descendants be able to access our information?

A "50 year" genealogist asks: Will descendants ...

Earlier this year, we talked about the “50 year club” – genealogists who have been researching their family history for five decades or longer. One reader shared her story: "I...

A "50 year" genealogist asks: Will descendants ...

Earlier this year, we talked about the “50 year club” – genealogists who have been researching their family history for five decades or longer. One reader shared her story: "I...

How to opt out of the 23andMe binding arbitration clause

How to opt out of the 23andMe binding arbitrati...

Six weeks ago, I described the 23andMe hack that exposed millions of genealogists’ account records, which were resold on the Dark Web. 23andMe was unaware for months that this was...

How to opt out of the 23andMe binding arbitrati...

Six weeks ago, I described the 23andMe hack that exposed millions of genealogists’ account records, which were resold on the Dark Web. 23andMe was unaware for months that this was...

How I use DeadFred.com to research photo studios used by mystery ancestors

How I use DeadFred.com to research photo studio...

Nearly every family historian has a collection of formal portraits featuring unknown ancestors. We call them UGPs – unidentified genealogy people. Because no one bothered to caption the subjects’ names,...

How I use DeadFred.com to research photo studio...

Nearly every family historian has a collection of formal portraits featuring unknown ancestors. We call them UGPs – unidentified genealogy people. Because no one bothered to caption the subjects’ names,...

Best Windows genealogy software? What experienced genealogists say

Best Windows genealogy software? What experienc...

Thanks to all who responded to the recent EasyGenie community question about the best Windows genealogy software Excerpts of the Windows reviews are included below (I will cover Mac genealogy...

Best Windows genealogy software? What experienc...

Thanks to all who responded to the recent EasyGenie community question about the best Windows genealogy software Excerpts of the Windows reviews are included below (I will cover Mac genealogy...

How to spark a passion for genealogy in the next generation

How to spark a passion for genealogy in the nex...

If you’re a genealogist, you may encounter people who don’t understand your passion for family history. A typical question, when they see you logging into FamilySearch or poring over black-and-white...

How to spark a passion for genealogy in the nex...

If you’re a genealogist, you may encounter people who don’t understand your passion for family history. A typical question, when they see you logging into FamilySearch or poring over black-and-white...

How to use counterfactual reasoning for genealogy research

How to use counterfactual reasoning for genealo...

Years ago in grad school, I was exposed to an intriguing concept for analyzing historical events. Counterfactual reasoning (sometimes shortened to “counterfactuals”) can also be used for genealogy. Here’s how...

How to use counterfactual reasoning for genealo...

Years ago in grad school, I was exposed to an intriguing concept for analyzing historical events. Counterfactual reasoning (sometimes shortened to “counterfactuals”) can also be used for genealogy. Here’s how...