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Legacy Tree

Professional genealogists and family history researchers for hire

Ancestors and Their Pets: All Creatures Great and Small

2021. március 1., hétfő 17:42:44

The Legacy Tree team loves animals, and recently some of them shared stories of ancestors who had pets, or worked with animals, and even had close encounters with dangerous beasts! A cousin’s pet calf Many of our ancestors lived on farms, or in rural areas, and grew up around livestock. This photograph from Washington state […]

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Legacy Tree Genealogists

The team at Legacy Tree Genealogists has been helping clients worldwide discover their roots for over a decade. We're based near the world's largest Family History Library and connected with genealogists and archives around the world, and we love doing what we do! We also love sharing our genealogy tips with our readers.

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Top 3 Resources to Trace Your Ancestry in Guatemala

2021. február 19., péntek 19:55:11

Legacy Tree Genealogists works with researchers from across the globe to access records for our clients. We asked one of our onsite researchers located in Guatemala to share an overview of the top 3 resources for tracing your Guatemalan ancestry. A journey through Guatemala history is essential to understand the nature of Guatemala genealogy records. Guatemala, like the rest of the Central […]

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Legacy Tree Genealogists

The team at Legacy Tree Genealogists has been helping clients worldwide discover their roots for over a decade. We're based near the world's largest Family History Library and connected with genealogists and archives around the world, and we love doing what we do! We also love sharing our genealogy tips with our readers.

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Better Living Through Statistics: What Are The Odds?

2021. február 16., kedd 17:48:32

The What Are the Odds DNA tool is a free resource to help you compare the probability of relationships with your DNA matches.   The advent of consumer autosomal DNA testing has allowed genealogists to use DNA results to break down seemingly impenetrable genealogical brick walls. Whether your research question is “who is my biological father?” […]

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Legacy Tree Genealogists

The team at Legacy Tree Genealogists has been helping clients worldwide discover their roots for over a decade. We're based near the world's largest Family History Library and connected with genealogists and archives around the world, and we love doing what we do! We also love sharing our genealogy tips with our readers.

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Digging Into Your Chinese Ancestry: Chinese Repatriation of Bones

2021. február 4., csütörtök 21:34:41

Learn about the Chinese repatriation of bones and how you can uncover records related to your Chinese ancestors. The Chinese people were one of many cultures who immigrated from their homeland seeking better opportunities. Beginning in the mid-19th century, Chinese immigrants sought their fortunes in the Gold Rushes of the United States, Canada, and Australia. […]

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Kim - Legacy Tree Genealogists Project Manager

Kim - Legacy Tree Genealogists Project Manager

Kim’s love of family history began as a child while listening to her great-grandmother tell stories of her uncle who, as a boy, ran down the streets of Springfield, Illinois dragging sticks along white picket fences with Abraham Lincoln’s son, Tad. She received a family history research degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho, and really enjoyed all the different projects she got to research as a Legacy Tree intern. After graduation Kim joined our team as a project manager, and gets as excited as her clients do as the discoveries unfold.

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The Biological Journey of DNA Inheritance: Meiosis to Fertilization

2021. február 1., hétfő 17:07:43

Understanding the biologial journey of genetic inheritance can help in the interpretation of DNA evidence for genealogy research. *This article originally appeared in NGS Magazine, and is reprinted with permission. Different DNA inheritance paths  can help solve genealogical mysteries. These unique inheritance patterns provide important context for interpretation of DNA test results and enable genealogical […]

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Paul - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

Paul - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

From a young age, Paul Woodbury fell in love with genealogy research. To pursue his passion for this field, he studied genetics and family history at Brigham Young University. To aid in his desire to share his knowledge with others, he has also received a masters degree in instructional design and educational technology from the University of Utah. Paul currently works as a DNA team lead at Legacy Tree Genealogists where he has helped to solve hundreds of genetic genealogy cases. In addition to genetic genealogy, Paul specializes in French, Spanish, and Scandinavian research and regularly presents on topics for these areas. is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he studied genetics and family history. He specializes in genetic genealogy (DNA research), French, Spanish, Swedish and Norwegian genealogy research.

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Legacy Tree Onsite: Using the Bulgarian State Archives in Family History Research

2021. január 23., szombat 2:05:09

Legacy Tree Genealogists works with researchers from across the globe to access records for our clients. We asked one of our onsite researchers located in Bulgaria to share an overview of the various record collections available at the Bulgarian State Archives for family history research. The Bulgarian State Archives Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria […]

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Legacy Tree Genealogists

The team at Legacy Tree Genealogists has been helping clients worldwide discover their roots for over a decade. We're based near the world's largest Family History Library and connected with genealogists and archives around the world, and we love doing what we do! We also love sharing our genealogy tips with our readers.

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Pandemonium and Family Reunions: The Best Laid Plans

2021. január 18., hétfő 4:08:29

Planning a family reunion? We’ve created a list of activities for planning the perfect family reunion – whether that’s in-person or virtual! This has been a crazy and difficult year! Even if work has been stable and consistent, the kids have been out of school a lot more than usual and things at home have […]

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Marissa - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

Marissa - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

After earning her family history degree in 2005, Marissa worked in DNA genealogy, forensic genealogy, and as a personal family history researcher for clients. She earned her accreditation through ICAPGen in 2011 for the region of Germany. She also excels at solving U.S. and Canadian immigration problems (finding the family's European hometown), Jewish and Holocaust research, French, Polish, Russian, Austrian, and Hungarian, along with many other countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

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DNA to the Rescue! Solving an Irish Genealogy “Brick Wall”

2021. január 9., szombat 0:30:43

A case study that demonstrates how to use document evidence in conjunction with DNA evidence to resolve an Irish genealogy “brick wall”. *Shared with client permission Researchers with Irish ancestors have often thrown up their hands in despair when they learn about the massive record loss on that small island. Knowing one’s birthdate or even […]

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Jamie - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

Jamie has loved exploring family trees since she sat at her Aunt Dorothy's knee and thumbed through brown photos, faded letters, and ragged family group sheets. After teaching English and drama for 24 years, she took some time off to document her own tree and complete one-name research projects for the Tannahills of Scotland from earliest records in the 1600s until 1900, and the Sawdeys in the United States from the immigrant ancestor in 1638 down to the present time. Research is much more than a job; it is an engrossing hobby. When not researching, Jamie loves practicing her language skills. She has an M.A. in linguistics, and speaks French, Cantonese, some Mandarin, and is learning Spanish.

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100 Years Without the 1890 Census: Tips for Researching Through Record Loss

2021. január 4., hétfő 17:54:32

The loss of the 1890 census created genealogy brick walls for many family history researchers. We share tips to help you find answers to extend your family history, despite record loss. What Happened to the 1890 Census? 100 years ago, the 1890 U.S. Federal Census began its slow journey to almost complete destruction. On 10 […]

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Rachel - Legacy Tree Genealogists Project Manager

Rachel holds a Bachelor’s in Middle East Studies and Arabic and is working towards a second degree in Family History Research from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She has worked in the genealogy field for the past five years helping people break through their brick walls using both DNA and traditional research. She has a knack for solving tough cases with probate, court, and land records and her regional expertise is in the Southern United States, New Jersey, and New York.

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Legacy Tree Top 10: Best Family History Blog Articles from 2020

2020. december 28., hétfő 17:41:20

A countdown of the best family history blog articles from 2020. Another year has come and gone, and what a year it has been! Before we usher 2020 out the door, we want to share our countdown of the best family history blog articles from the past year. Did your favorite make the list? 10. There’s […]

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Legacy Tree Genealogists

The team at Legacy Tree Genealogists has been helping clients worldwide discover their roots for over a decade. We're based near the world's largest Family History Library and connected with genealogists and archives around the world, and we love doing what we do! We also love sharing our genealogy tips with our readers.

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