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New Dastrup Genealogy Website

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John Black & his grandson, Joseph, have been working hard to create a website for Dastrup genealogy and family history. It will also be a place to get tips on how to do genealogy and family history. his site will be a link from our main Dastrup website. Click on the Genealogy menu item above […]

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Sourcing Your Stuff

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How do you know that great aunt so-in-so really died on April 3 when you heard it was April 4? Where did your cousin find that awesome picture of your grandma? What is a source? Anything that tells you information. Report card, insurance policy, newspaper, journal, family conversation, art work, certificates, contracts. Why do I […]

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I Got Sucked In!

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I was intimidated with the new FamilySearch.com.  I’d heard it was confusing and couldn’t do certain things (though I didn’t know what things those were). I decided to start by watching some brief tutorials, just to wet my feet. Then I read through “Common Questions” before even signing on to the site.  I found it […]

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