Newspaper research can help further genealogy research. A name in a newspaper can pinpoint a location for an ancestor at a particular time. Mentions in the legal notices, property records or shipping notices columns provide clues for additional research. Learn 20+ tips for getting the most out of newspaper research.
Mary Roddy, a CPA, earned a certificate in Genealogy from University of Washington and completed ProGen Study course. She regularly presents for Legacy FamilyTreeWebinars and lectures around the US. She is a writer for Internet Genealogy, YourGenealogyToday, NGS Magazine, FGS Forum and she blogs at www.mkrgenealogy.com.
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