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14775Re: New to Group and New to Genealogy

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  • Bloodhound; Kermit
    Apr 6, 2011
      Besides RootsWeb and GenForum
      - http://RootsWeb.com - same as http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
      - http://GenForum.com - same as http://genforum.genealogy.com/
      the last is the bulletin boards at Genealogy.com

      also check out U.S.GenWeb (according to state & county)
      and the bulletin boards at Ancestry.com (which are free)

      and you can't forget the HUGE resource of the LDS/Mormons at

      and the grandmother of all genealogy lists is Cyndi's List

      - Tom Knox

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, Jan Martin <janmartin5954@...> wrote:
      > Rose another site that might be of help, that I have found lots of family and hints of places/names to look. rootsweb.com Genforum, I found lots of stuff too.
      > I now work off of ancestry.com and have put my family tree on their website.
      > Have met several relatives that I didn't know I had.
      > Good luck on your search, it's sooooooo much fun.
      > Jan Martin
      > Sacramento, CA
      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "Rose Lieberman" <lapis@...> wrote:
      > Hello. My name is Rose, I'm 63, I live in rural upstate New York.
      > I'd like to research my roots but I don't know how to begin, since the route doesn't promise to be without potholes.
      > My father, who I did not know, may have been adopted. The only information I have about him is his date and place of death.
      > My mother's side of things may be doable as far back as her grandmother and grandfather, but that's about it.
      > I'm currently trying to get those dates and places of birth/death from one of my few living relatives. With the exception of my father, who's birth/place I do now know about, and my mother who was born in NJ, everyone else was born in southern Italy.
      > So, in the event I can get these bits of info, how is it best to proceed?
      > Thanks,
      > Rose
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