Can the records lie?

Many beginning genealogists are prone to almost limitless confidence in the metrics found. What’s more – sometimes  ven more experienced researchers are too often tempted to put their faith in discovered records. This is associated with a specific intuition when we subjectively assess the reliability of data contained in documents. The second factor that leads us to excessive faith is often a lack of patience and a kind of genealogical “greed” – when we want
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Your Roots in Poland at RootsTech London 2019

On 24 to 26 Oct 2019 Your Roots in Poland had a chance to take part in another RootsTech conference – a very special one because it was a first one in Europe and first one in London. This time apart from giving consultation and helping the attendees on their Central and Eastern European genealogy, we also gave a lecture on the following subject: Austro – Hungarian, Russian, Prussian? No – Polish!
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How to Choose the Best Direct-To-Consumer DNA Kit

It’s easier than ever to test your DNA for a variety of genetic factors, including health, ancestry, personality traits, and more. Whereas this groundbreaking technology was used in the past for mostly crime-solving and parental disputes, it is now on its way to becoming a multi-billion-dollar direct-to-consumer business. To get your DNA tested, you just have to sign up to one of the many companies offering these services, provide your DNA sample, and voilà: your
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