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This comprehensive Targaryen family tree explains Game of Thrones' most complex dynasty

This gorgeous fan art of 16 generations of Targaryens explains how Daenerys became who she is.

Astonishing 1911 census discovery: Emily Davison in Parliament's crypt

Emily Davison, the suffragette who was to die in 1913 after throwing herself in front of the King's horse at the Epsom derby, is famously said to have secreted herself in the House of Commons at the time...

Adolf Hitler’s Liverpudlian Half-Brother In The 1911 Census

We've unearthed Adolf Hitler's half-brother in our 1911 census records. Alois Hitler Jr had a troubled childhood, eloped to London and married in June 1910.

Family History Research Solves Family Mystery

For 60 years, Mary Ann Rossi searched for her biological parents. She would run into a research road block and stop. Then something would happen, so she’d try again. The Aurora, Colorado, wom...

Things to Ask Your Older Relatives. Four Interview Prompts.

There are a lot of families that have a collection of stories that are handed down from one generation to another. In addition, there are stories that haven’t been as wildly shared, but are a…

What if you had no family photographs?

There are very few photographs of Suzanne Joinson growing up, which she regrets. So why has she not gone out of her way to make albums of her own children now? And why has she been more interested in...

The truth about fathers

In celebration of Father’s Day, Ruth A Symes asks what fatherhood meant to our ancestors

Growing Up under the Influence of Italians

“Oh my goodness! It’s just a little sliver of a country! Where does all the nauseating Italian pride come from?!” my Anglo-Saxon wife of 30 years often expresses incredulously in ...

Father’s Day Celebrations from the Past

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega searches old newspapers to learn about how our ancestors celebrated Father’s Day.

Freedmen’s Bureau Project Completed with Nearly 2 Million Records of Freed Slaves Indexed

A project to index the records of 4 million freed African-American slaves is now completed, almost a year to the day after the project was launched by the LDS Church’s FamilySearch International ge…







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