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Finding Catholic parish belonging to street in Brno

For the city of Brno (of 1885), I am looking for the birth entry of an individual (Leopoldine Konstantin). So found the address of her father and now I am looking for the correct Catholic parish ...
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My family migrated from Lübeck to Guatemala

My great grandfather migrated from Lübeck to Guatemala in the late 1880's. I am trying to find certified records of his family left behind in Germany. I tried writing to the city hall but I haven't ...
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Identifying two addresses

I am trying to identify the following two addresses. I have looked at past street names in Philadelphia and old maps of Vineland N.J. without success. The first one is 1317 Salithos (?) St., ...
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GedHTree - an excellent program to convert Gedcom to HTML- is no longer supported. How can I obtain a registration code?

I'm looking for software that will convert my Gedcom to STATIC HTML files (no PHP) and display ancestor and descendant trees with at least 6 generations. Up until about 10 years ago, there was a ...
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Understanding half sibling test report

I had requested DNA analysis of my half sibling and have received the results. But unfortunately I am confused with results of the conclusion, meaning the conclusion which is in bold and the sentence ...
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Are all U.S. Presidents But One Descended From King John Of England? [closed]

I am trying to confirm an article about a 7th grader who discovered that all presidents, except Martin Van Buren were related to John Lackland Plantagenet – the King of England in 1166, who signed the ...
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Understanding daughter's 314 centimorgans with half nephew

My daughter just learned she shared 314 centimorgans with a boy we believed was her half brothers son. I have just sent in my sample as the supposed father of her 50 year old half brother. We are all ...
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Traveling from Russia in 1906

My Great Grandma had to leave Russia when she was just 16, and travel to England. I know the ship she took from England to America, but I don't know how she got to England. Would it have been the same ...
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Determining parent ethnicity

My father and I both took Ancestry.com DNA tests. His came back 100% European Jewish, while mine came back 37% Italian and 63% European Jewish. Does this most likely mean my mom is 26% European Jewish?...
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Is my match a first cousin or half sister?

My brother and I show up as full siblings (2310cM shared). He shows up to cousin #1 (thru our mother) 976cM shared and cousin #2 (thru our father) 813Cm shared. However, I share with cousin #1 920cM (...
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Generate list of people with all their MyTreeTags™ from an Ancestry online tree?

For a single Ancestry online tree, I would like to generate a list of all people plus all the MyTreeTags™ associated with each person. For instance: Tree Name Person One: Tag1, Tag2 Person Two: Tag1, ...
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Census- Records column 30 [duplicate]

Ancestor was born in 1832 England, lived in Minneapolis Ward 13. Column 30 ..what is the meaning of -9- . No letters just dash 9 dash
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Reading 1870s cause of death in Canada

I'm having trouble deciphering the cause of death below, which is from an 1870s Canadian death record. The terms used are a good part of the problem. There seem to be a fair number of lists of ...
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Banns read multiple times at St Brides, Fleet Street early 19th century

I have copies of the Banns read for James Henry Hunter and Charlotte Matilda Thomas as follows: 1819: 30 May, 6 June and 13 June 1820:16 November, 3 December and 10 December 1821: 9 December, 16 ...
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Do petitions for naturalization indicate the date of the first arrival to a country or the last time they had entered the country when filing?

In the United States in 1927, on the Petition for Naturalization (Form 2204-L), applicants would complete the line : I emigrated from .... in .... For example, here is a Petition FHL Film # 004112253 ...
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Is there anything wrong with using small DNA segment matches as evidence?

Many people find relationships with other people that they only share a small amount of DNA with, e.g., 10 cM or less. They then, after researching the other person's tree, find a common ancestor and ...
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Information and photos of WW2 RAF aircraft and crew?

I'm currently researching my uncle's WW2 RAF service and I'm looking for any additional information regarding his Wellington bomber being shot down. The incident happened on June 9 1941. His plane was ...
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Missing Ship / Passenger record?

In the naturalization certificate of Leon(indas) Zoto, it is written that he arrived on April 22, 1911 in New York on the Calabria Ship. See here. However, there is no sign of him on ancestry.com or ...
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Finding 1854 USA immigration record for Prussian ancestor

I’m trying to trace my family. At this point, I have found out my great grandfather was the 1st to enter the country. His name was William Koch. I’m not sure if that is the Americanized version. He ...
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What qualifies as next-of-kin for a US SF-180, Request Pertaining to Military Records?

The SF 180 seems to conflict itself on what qualifies as next-of-kin. The instructions, lacking "grandchild", state this: However, the fillable form has a drop-down field for next-of-kin, ...
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Index for Abney Park Cemetery London UK?

Does anyone know if the above cemetery has ever been indexed and if so is there an online database available either free or subscribed?
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Why would a US Army armored cavalry infantryman have served in two different companies of the same regiment during WW2?

My grandfather was a part of the 63rd Army Division, 245th Regiment, K company and M company. What would be the most likely reason that he would have served in two different companies? My guess is ...
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AncestryDNA is changing again? What's going on? (July 2020 edition)

AncestryDNA is changing the way they match users, and which matches will be shown to you. Matches that share 6 to 7.9 cM will be eliminated. In addition, since AncestryDNA rounds up segments from 7.5 ...
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What is this immigration year symbol on a 1900 US Census in St. Joseph County Indiana

The Instructions for Enumerators of the 1900's us Census states: Citizenship 148. Column 16. Year of immigration to the United States.—If the person is a native of the United States, leave the column ...
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Where are US WW2 “War Bride” Marriage Records Located?

My grandparents were married in Regensburg, Germany. My grandfather was a part of the 250th Station Hospital and he married a German woman who was admitted to the US under PL 271 AKA "The War ...
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Can niece not connect to my paternal line but her daughter connects to my maternal and paternal side?

My niece is a dna match 2112 cM over 80 segments. She only matches on my maternal side of the family. Her daughter is a dna match of 1118 cM over 46 segments. She matches both my maternal and paternal ...
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Transfering family tree from My Heritage to free software program without losing data

The site that I am currently on is too expensive. I have 508 people in my tree currently, and I would hate to lose any of my data that I have already recorded. Can you recommend a completely free ...
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Finding when parents married in Modesto, California, USA

I need to know what year and month my parents married in Modesto, California, USA. How can I find out?
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Danish printed forms - alphabet?

Just starting research in Danish records and having a hard time with the letters used both in the printed forms and handwritten entries. In searching for Danish alphabets I am not finding the letters ...
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Ada V. Hagerty confinement [duplicate]

Ada V Hagerty is my great-grandmother. She was confined to the Eastern Indiana Hospital for the Insane in July, 1925. She was a resident there until her death on April 2, 1952. I am seeking medical ...
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Side notes with dates on parish records

I have here two Austrian Catholic baptism record from 1883 and 1893 with numerous dates scribbled at the side or at the bottom of the record: What do these dates denote? Maybe whenever a birth/...
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How can I find birth record/Hungarian evidence of ancestor born around 1892/1893?

My ancestor Vilmos Schwarcz (AKA Schwartz, Schwarz) was born around 18 December 1892 in then-Hungary - present-day Slovakia. His US documents all list his birth town as Gesce/Hernadgesce (Geča today). ...
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Americanization of Polish names

Does anyone have any idea how Polish immigrants to the US would Americanize their name? I'm having trouble tracing my great-grandparents, because I presume they Americanized their names. They ...
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Locating Old Sakaran Bessarabia near Kishinef [closed]

Trying to find Old Sakaran near Kishinev in Bessarabia.
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England - how to know if an original record set from an archive is complete?

I have been doing some family research and my research may suggest that some of my ancestors were from a small village called Thorganby in Yorkshire, England. I have read the history of the village ...
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GRO and Other Data - How to Provide Access via my site?

I notice that some sites give access to Census returns, GRO records (for the UK) etc eg this one has a long list of databases you can search https://www.familyrelatives.com/post_search.php. Does ...
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Properly displaying the gender of a nonbinary individual in Gramps

In a family tree I'm working on, I'm documenting an individual that is nonbinary. This person uses they/them/theirs pronouns exclusively, and does not identify as male or female. I have contacted this ...
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What WPA projects took place in Boston, Massachusetts Metropolitian area? [duplicate]

My father, Walter Henry Belmont, is listed in the 1940 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Census Record as working (occupation) Laborer, WPA projects. How can I find what WPA projects he worked on? Moderator'...
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Researching family/genealogy records in Taiwan and China

My parents are Taiwanese and are reluctant to share or do not know much family history. Much of the information they do share is vague or does not lend itself to searching on the internet using sites ...
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What happened to captured confederate Woodman Stanton in Tennessee after US Civil War

My ggf brother, Woodman Stanton, born about 1838 possibly in Montgomery or Dickson County, Tennessee. In 1850:census he is in middle district, Dickson, TN. In 1860 census he is in district 1, Hardin ...
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Where in England would a young man, 14-15, be sent to learn trade of an iron molder about 1815?

My ggf, Robert Stanton, was born somewhere in England about 1800. We do not know parents or siblings names. The first record we have is a baptism of a daughter in St Ann, County Antrim, Belfast, with ...
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Searching for 21st century Australian Death records

I'm looking for records for the death of Joel Holland Webster, 2009 Australia All I know so far is that it was reported in the Illawarra Mercury
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Why would the filing date of a birth certificate be prior to the date of birth?

My grandmother's birth certificate states her date of birth as December 21, 1914. At the bottom there are two dates. One appears to be a filing date, and the other I am not sure I understand the ...
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DNA Second cousin

My husband recently discovered that he is 52% European Jewish through an Ancestry test. He matched with a female second cousin that is 100% European Jewish. Is there a way to know which side (mother ...
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Trying to find parents of William Carroll Gardner, born in 1828

I'm looking for the parents/family of my third-great-grandfather William Carroll Gardner (1828-1870). I know he was born in Tennessee, but the only records I can find for him are from Montevallo, ...
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How is it possible to have an X-DNA/X-Match match on my father's side as a male myself?

On FamilyTree DNA, I have a match who is very clearly from my paternal grandfather's side. I am a male myself and thought it was only possible to have X-DNA matches on my mother's side. I thought my ...
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Blank FAMC tags when exporting from ancestry.com, causing parentless children when imported to geneanet.org

I have been exporting my personal family tree from ancestry.com via the built-in GEDCOM export feature. This tree has about 36,000 members. However, when I import the GEDCOM file to geneanet.org, I ...
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How did Francis Lycett become a Gentleman?

My 5th great grandfather Archibald Campbell, PhD, married Mary Lycett in Staffordshire in 1776. Mary was the daughter of Francis Lycett, Gentleman of Weston Hall, and Ann Thompson, who was from a ...
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1760 cM half sibling or double cousin

My half first cousin and I have a bit of a mystery. We are afraid of the answer, honestly. Some history: his mother and my father are half siblings who share a mother. We do not know who my paternal ...
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What does C.N.B.L. on New Hampshire death certificate mean?

I am researching my grandmother. I have her death certificate from 1973, Nashua, NH. Under "Father's Name" and "Mother's Maiden Name" it says only C.N.B.L. Does anyone have a suggestion about what ...

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