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Private Client Work

Private Client Work-Good and Bad   For many years, the only kind of genealogical work I wanted to do was private client work. That’s where I’m hired by an individual to research a specific question they have about their family history, … Continue reading

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How do you make money with genealogy?

Aspects of Genealogy You can make money working as a family historian or a professional genealogist. There are many different ways to earn some money doing what you love. Granted, from my experience, there are not a lot of genealogists … Continue reading

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I never tire of this!

I’m a genealogical nerd in a big way! How do you explain the fact that I get up, grab a coffee and start researching the minute I wake up- even when I’m not working with a client! I just research….constantly. … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames V

No V Surname either! So let’s talk about taking a vacation. Yes, a vacation! Who hasn’t dreamed of travelling to their ancestral home? For me it was Italy and the fact that I still have relatives who live there. Since … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames U

  There is no U surname in my tree…. Therefore, I will do what I did for the O surname that I don’t have either. I’m going to talk about UNDERSTANDING SOMETIMES INFORMATION CAN”T BE FOUND. This is a hard … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames P

P for PAGOTTO My maiden name is PAGOTTO…. My father was Luigi PAGOTTO born August 23, 1933 in Azzano Decimo, Pordenone, Italy. I spent the better part of my childhood wishing I had a different last name. Growing up as a … Continue reading

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How newspapers can tell you how your ancestors lived

Newspapers and newspaper archives are a fantastic source of information when researching your family tree. I’ve joined several websites and libraries who hold newspapers from the past and found amazing information and stories about even the poorest relatives in our … Continue reading

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