Tracing the records of your Irish ancestors just got a whole lot easier! Over 250,000 names have been added to an online database of Irish births, marriages and deaths.
When searching for enslaved ancestors, the first major frustration comes for the first time researcher, when he or she encounters the slave...
Before they became hereditary, names were descriptive and linguistically creative. If a distant ancestor was brave, cheerful, or worked at a bar, it might be reflected in your surname. And if you…
Are you planing on going to Germany in 2017? Are you looking for your ancestor's grave and want to meet some cousins? If so you should reed this!
One of the most common research mistakes that family historians make when building their tree (especially for the first time) is also one of the most limit
How one project is helping identify unnamed Indigenous Canadians in archive images.
Gaius Appuleius Diocles - possibly the highest paid athlete in the history of mankind, who was a champion charioteer of Circus Maximus.
A 4-Generation Family Some of us might be lucky enough to live long enough to become great-grandparents. But 96 year old Vera Sommerfeld...
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Researchers claim that many fairy tales are older than Greek myths and the Bible, with some being around 4,000 to 6,000 years old.
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