Monthly Archives: April 2014

Foresnic Genealogy News: Social Security Death access

Many thanks to Dee Dee King for writing a terrific follow up article on the Social Security Death Master File (DMF) rulings, and sending me the link!  As she points out, the “article describes the certification and licensing process and … Continue reading

Posted in laws affecting genealogical research

Merging your family story with the story of the places they lived

For me, a genealogy dream come true is finding a cache of historical photos of an area in which the people I am researching lived.  This is invaluable in literally helping to visualize the place(s) they lived.  The more than … Continue reading

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Ever wonder…

…why your female ancestor born in the United States was not a U.S. citizen?  The reason goes back to a 1907 US law which removed a woman’s citizenship if she married a non-citizen!  This was part of the fall-out of … Continue reading

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