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Perform free ancestry searches using several online services, such as Ancestry.com. To search your family's history on this website, type in your name and age, and select which side of the family you want to search. Fill... More »

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Ancestry.com, Family Search, Roots Web and Archives.com are genealogy sites that allow a free ancestry search. The sites provide information taken from vital public records, newspapers and other documents. Researches and... More »

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Tips for performing a free ancestry search include using private resources such as newspapers and Ancestry.com. Also, utilize government records such as census records, military records and criminal records. More »

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Tips for performing a free ancestry search include using private resources such as newspapers and Ancestry.com. Also, utilize government records such as census records, military records and criminal records. More »

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Trace ancestors using websites such as the USGenWeb Project, MyHeritage and Ancestry.com. Archives.com provides finding aids such as microfilm indexes in preparation for a free visit to the U.S. National Archives. More »

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Information about the origin of common surnames is accessible at Ancestry.com. The subscription-based service offers free basic information that includes the surname's literal meaning and its country of origin. More deta... More »

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Three websites that collectively offer dozens of free printable family tree forms include Ancestry.com, Family Tree Magazine and Family Tree Templates. These websites offer online forms ranging from simple, individual fa... More »

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