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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Idaho, Independence Day and Verify Your Sources

This week's tips range from tracing your ancestry back to a signer of the Declaration of Independence to getting family involved in your genealogy research. AND, always verify your sources!

Sunday July 3
* Idaho became a state on this date in 1890
* The Idaho State Historical Society Library has created a substitute for the 1890 census. Visit:

Monday July 4
* Independence Day
* If you trace your ancestry to one of the founding fathers then the “Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence” will be of interest. Visit:

Tuesday July 5
* “It is a poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word.” Attributed to Andrew Jackson

Wednesday July 6
*Facebook and Genealogy: Share updates to your family research through Facebook, this will encourage other family members to join in the conversation. Visit:

Thursday July 7
* Genealogy and Photographs: Ancestorville: Where Families Meet Again Visit:

Friday July 8
* Genealogy Glossary: Direct Line Family line of people who are related to each other as a child and parent.

Saturday July 9
* Just Starting in Genealogy? Just because you find a family tree with your great grandparents name does not mean it is YOUR ancestor. Never accept other researcher’s conclusions without thorough investigation and documentation.

Have a great time researching!

Take Care,
Everyday Genealogy

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