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Episode 201 - Records at Risk

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Excerpt from the diary of Joseph Kemp.

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Ancestors experts David Rencher and Irene Johnson talk about the impact
nature can have on record preservation.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson and expert Irene Johnson discuss how our
own carelessness contributes to record destruction.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson and Russian genealogy expert Igor Sahkarov
talk about the deliberate destruction of records.

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Diana Fiedotin and Steven Spielberg talk about their work with the Survivors
of the Shoah Foundation.

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Wayne Metcalf, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, talks about the Church's granite vault.

Episode 202 - Family Records

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Ancestors expert Louise LaCount discusses why family records are important.

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Ancestors expert Irene Johnson talks about the mistaken ideas of where to
begin your research.

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Ancestors experts Irene Johnson and Tony Burroughs talk about how every
piece of information may contain a clue.

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Suzanne Ballard discusses the diary of her ancestor, James Harshaw.

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Ancestors experts David Rencher and Irene Johnson talk about the
genealogical significance of Family Bibles.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson and experts David Rencher and Irene
Johnson discuss the importance of keeping your own history.

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Suzanne Ballard reflects on the power on simple act can have to help
future generations.

Episode 203 - Compiled Records

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Sheila Hsia discusses the past history of her family records.

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Ancestors experts Jonny Czerni and Tony Burroughs discuss how to get the
most out of compiled records.

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Sheila Hsia talks about how her family records were kept safe.

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Sheila Hsia discusses how complete the compiled record of her family
turned out to be.

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Ancestors experts Cyndi Howells, Irene Johnson, and Kip Sperry discuss the
importance of looking for original records.

Episode 204 - Genealogy and Technology

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Ancestors expert Irene Johnson explains some of the benefits of computers
for genealogy.

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Megan Smolenyak talks about the event that first got her excited
about genealogy.

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Megan Smolenyak talks about how computers have benefited her
genealogy research.

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Cyndi Howells walks us through the structure of the Internet.

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Host Scott Wilkinson and Ancestors experts Alan Mann and Cyndi Howells
talk about search engines.

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Ancestors expert Cyndi Howells explains online mailing lists.

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Experts Irene Johnson, Cyndi Howells, and host Scott Wilkinson talk
about the impact the computer has had on genealogy.

Episode 205 - Vital Records

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Jeff Gallup talks about his feelings after the death of his grandparents.

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Ancestors expert Cyndi Howells talks about vital records on the Internet.

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Man on the street interview- talks about vital records as an important
source of medical information.

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Ancestors experts Craig Foster and Mary Hill explain the types of information
available on a birth certificate.

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Jeff Gallup talks about his first visit to Italy.

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Ancestors expert Irene Johnson reflects on the feelings you have
when you find an ancestor.

Episode 206 - Religious Records

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Ancestors expert John Humphrey discusses the importance of church records
to genealogists.

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Ancestors expert John Humphrey gives some hints in looking for your
ancestor's church.

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Greg Spacher talks about his surprise at finding his true ancestral homeland.

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Ancestors expert George Ott discusses looking for other church records.

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Greg Spacher talks about returning to the home of his ancestors.

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Ancestors expert John Humphrey tells how the church record brought
the average man out of obscurity.

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Greg Spacher talks about the significance of looking for his ancestors.

Episode 207 - Cemetery Records

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Ancestors experts Tim Bingaman and Wilma Adkins discuss using local
genealogical societies to assist with cemetery research.

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Ancestors expert Tim Bingaman talks about information you may find on
a cemetery record.

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Ancestors experts Irene Johnson and Tim Bingaman relate some "hidden"
information cemetery records may provide.

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Ancestors expert Irene Johnson talks about gleaning additional
information from records.

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Ancestors expert Cyndi Howells discusses online cemetery records.

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Beth Uyehara talks about finding the final resting place of her
great-grandfather.

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Ancestors expert Wilma Adkins discusses the feelings that often come from
working with cemetery records.

Episode 208 - Census Records

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Darius Gray discusses an important piece of his
past that helped in his research.

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Ancestors expert Tony Burroughs talks about the importance of
census records.

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Ancestors expert Cyndi Howells tells what to expect when you look
for census records on the Internet.

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Ancestors experts Connie Potter and Marie Taylor explain what the
Soundex is.

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Darius Gray tells the story of his first experience finding the record
of an ancestor.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson and expert Kathleen Hinckley discuss
another important source of information, city directories.

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Darius Gray explains what finding his ancestors has meant to him.

Episode 209 - Military Records

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Susan Hadler talks about making a link to the father she never knew.

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Ancestors expert Craig Scott discusses the contents of a compiled
military service record.

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Ancestors expert Connie Potter explains what military records
the National Archives holds.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson talks more about military records.

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Ancestors experts Connie Potter, Curt Witcher, and Craig Scott explain
the wealth of information that can come from pension files.

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Ancestors expert Craig Scott talks about unit histories that were
often created.

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Susan Hadler talks about how her research has helped her
connect with her father.

Episode 210 - Newspapers

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Ancestors expert Curt Witcher talks about the importance of newspaper
records.

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Ancestors expert Curt Witcher explains how easy newspaper research can be.

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Ancestors expert Irene Johnson discusses what to do if you can't find
the town you're looking for.

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Where to start looking for newspapers? Ancestors experts Curt Witcher and
Lyle Winter suggest your local Public Library.

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Lori Davis talks about finding out the hidden truth about her
great-grandparents.

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Lori Davis reflects on a newspaper commentary about Barbette Hammell.

Episode 211 - Probate Records

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Ancestors experts Curt Witcher and Leslie Smith Collier discuss
the significant information that can come from death records.

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Ancestors host Scott Wilkinson and expert Irene Johnson tell where
to find probate records.

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Bruce Stewart reflects on finding the probate record of his ancestor,
Robert Stewart.

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Bruce Stewart talks about the will of Robert Stewart.

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Ancestors expert Leslie Smith Collier explains the second class of
probate records.

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Ancestors expert Leslie Smith Collier discusses some of the things you
can find in land records.

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Ancestors expert Cyndi Howells talks about online land patent records
that are available.

Episode 212 - Immigration Records

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Ancestors expert John Philip Colletta discusses the best ways to
begin looking for your ancestors immigration records.

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Ancestors expert Loretto Szucs talks about the specific information you
must have before trying to tackle a passenger list.

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Cathy Horn reflects on tracking down information about a previously
unknown ancestor.

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Ancestors expert John Philip Colletta explains more about naturalization
records.

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Ancestors expert John Philip Colletta gives some instructions on how to
request recent naturalization records.

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Cathy Horn describes her feelings after restoring the record of a lost child.

Episode 213 - Writing a Family History

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Taylor McDonald reflects on the early history of his family in Mexico.

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Taylor McDonald talks about his joy in finding recorded tapes of his
grandparents.

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Ancestors experts Jessica Wiederhorn and Irene Johnson discuss
interviewing family members.

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Ancestors expert Craig Foster and Taylor McDonald talk about the need
to organize your information.

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Ancestors expert Craig Foster explains some important things to do when
organizing a family history.

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Taylor McDonald discusses some of the challenges in getting
a family history published.

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Taylor McDonald reflects on a run-in his ancestors had with Pancho Villa.

General Overview- Five Step Research Process

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This eight-minute Clip gives you an overview of the genealogy
research process.

 
 
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Record at Risk
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Compiled
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Religious
Cemetery
Census
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Immigration
Writing A
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