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“Unexpected Gold”..or “Why We Research Collateral Lines”…or “Ancestry Trees are Not Necessarily Tools of the Devil”

This week has been a whirlwind of three-hour tours. One of the trips – from Cleveland, OH to Marietta, OH – I didn’t even know I needed to make until a few months ago, yet it yielded one of my … Continue reading

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Centre County, PA Deed Research: More Fun In Your Pajamas

While the Centre County Web Information Access system isn’t new, it’s capabilities and expanded usefulness for genealogists, is. The two features of most utility are the Recorder of Deeds search and the Centre County GIS mapping. This online system also … Continue reading

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How To Do Cuyahoga County, OH Deed Research In Your Pajamas, Part 2: View, Save, and Print

In the Part 1 of this two part series, I explained how to access and find any deed or other instrument recorded in the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s office. After a little experimenting on different computers with different installed software, I … Continue reading

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How To Do Cuyahoga County, OH Deed Research In Your Pajamas, Part 1: Finding the Deeds You Need

I made a cool discovery today. I haven’t done a lot of Cleveland-area research, but after a recent family gathering with my wife’s Cleveland-based clan, I got all fired up to begin working on some of their mysteries. I got … Continue reading

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