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Legacy Tree

Professional genealogists and family history researchers for hire

The Window Tax: A Window into Your Ancestry

2021. június 22., kedd 20:16:49

Legacy Tree Genealogist, James (Jim) Beidler explains how a short-lived tax created in 1798 can be a valuable source of information for genealogy researchers. Discover which states retained this information and how to find it. Taxes. They’re a subject from which many people wish to stay away – almost as much as they want to avoid […]

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Jim - Legacy Tree Genealogists Editor

Jim has earned a reputation as an author, columnist and lecturer specializing in Germans, Pennsylvania and newspapers - the last in part because he was a first-career newspaper copy editor. His other specialties come from being born (and lived most of his life) in Pennsylvania and having an ancestry filled with almost nothing but Germans. He's happy to return to his editing roots with Legacy Tree Genealogists.

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Setting the Record Straight: 6 Common Myths About Hiring a Professional Genealogist

2021. június 17., csütörtök 8:38:46

One of our genealogists breaks down some of the myths about genealogical research and provides valuable insight into the process of hiring a professional. This article may answer some of the questions you have about hiring a genealogist to research your family’s history. As professional genealogists, genealogy is our passion as much as it is […]

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Carolyn - Legacy Tree Genealogists Project Manager

Carolyn is a fantastic genealogist and writer with a Bachelor's Degree in Family History and 20 years of genealogy experience. She's helped clients with tough DNA cases, early Scottish ancestry, finding elusive early Southern U.S. ancestors, and Scandinavian and German ancestry. We love having Carolyn on our team.

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Legacy Tree Onsite: Navigating Italy’s Archives for Family Research

2021. június 4., péntek 18:37:41

Legacy Tree Genealogists works with researchers from across the globe to access records for our clients. We asked one of our on-site researchers in Italy to explain how to navigate the complex maze of archives in Italian Research. It is incredible to me that America, as a country, is older than Italy! Between 1859 and […]

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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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Was Your Ancestor a Outlaw in the Wild West?

2021. május 27., csütörtök 18:55:40

Legacy Tree researcher Melissa Finlay takes you back to the old west to find your “Most Wanted” ancestors to determine if they were outlaws, bandits, or rustlers. Did your ancestors ride with notorious outlaws or did they obey the law of the land in the old west? Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Doc […]

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Melissa - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

Melissa gained a passion for genealogy research at a young age, asking for rides to the Idaho State Archives before she even had a driver’s license. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Family History-Genealogy and is an Accredited Genealogist(R) professional in the U.S Mid-South region through ICAPGen. Melissa's research focus is in the southern region of the United States, Native American, and African American heritage.

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Tips for Researching Ancestors Who Migrated Alone

2021. május 20., csütörtök 14:53:23

One of our researchers, Katy Barnes, provides valuable tips on how to research an ancestor who migrated alone. Katy traces the migration of David Trout, an unmarried laborer, who migrated to Dallas County Texas in the mid-1800s.  Dallas County, Texas The population of Dallas County, Texas, in 1880 was just over 33,000 (notable, since the […]

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Katy - Legacy Tree Genealogists Senior Researcher & Editor

Katy - Legacy Tree Genealogists Senior Researcher & Editor

Earning a bachelor's degree in Family History & Genealogy, along with a natural love of writing, prepared Katy to research and edit with enthusiasm. She loves history, solving mysteries, and helping others discover their heritage. Her expertise is primarily in United States and Latin American genealogy but she loves exploring family history worldwide and particularly enjoys the variety that being an editor brings.

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From Spit to Screen: The Journey of a DNA Sample

2021. május 13., csütörtök 5:01:12

One of our researchers, Paul Woodbury, describes the journey of a DNA sample from the instant the sample is taken until it is analyzed in the laboratory.  The following article is a reprint from the July-September 2020 issue of the National Genealogical Society Magazine and is published here with permission.  How does DNA testing actually […]

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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: Tips for Maximizing Leads in Chilean Genealogy Research

2021. április 20., kedd 21:02:31

Legacy Tree Genealogists works with researchers from across the globe to access records for our clients. In this article, one of our researchers discusses ways to maximize leads and get around brick walls in Chilean Research. Overview of  Chilean Research Records in Chile can be very informative. For the most part, the municipal and civil […]

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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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How can DNA Solve Unknown Parentage and Break Down a Brick Wall?

2021. április 13., kedd 21:02:34

One of our researchers uses her own family tree investigation as an example to explain how DNA can be used to break down brick walls, solve an unknown parentage case and uncover surprises in genealogical research. Important Female Ancestors Who are the important female ancestors you would like to honor in your life? Sometimes finding […]

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Shelbie - Researcher with Legacy Tree Genealogists

Shelbie has a bachelor's degree in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University. She completed a family history internship in Vienna, Austria, and seeks to honor her German immigrant ancestors by helping others research their German and Austro-Hungarian roots.

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Using Newspapers Around the World to Make Family Tree Connections

2021. április 6., kedd 21:39:17

One of our genealogists discusses how newspapers worldwide can connect family lines and associate ancestors with particular places, especially when vital records are not available. Newspapers! Газети! A window to the Past Newspapers can be invaluable in proving family connections in periods when birth and death records might not exist. They can also show relationships […]

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Michelle - Legacy Tree Genealogists Researcher

With over 25 years of genealogy experience, Michelle Chubenko enjoys solving challenging urban, immigrant, Eastern European, and Native American client projects. She loves helping others to break through their brick walls and learn about their own family history.

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Legacy Tree Onsite: Hiroshima, Hometown of Japanese Emigrants

2021. március 26., péntek 21:30:48

Legacy Tree Genealogists work with researchers from across the globe to access records for our clients. We asked one of our onsite researchers located in Japan to give some insight into researching Japanese emigration in the city of Hiroshima. Another Face of Hiroshima When you hear the name “Hiroshima,” what image comes to mind? The Atomic-bomb […]

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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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