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Have you ever tried to trace your ancestry? It is fun and exciting to learn about our ancestors, but as a puzzle, not so easy. In fact, the more you do it, the harder it gets. Some have even resorted to DNA techniques to ensure they are right. The process of tracing your ancestry and family name is challenging but fun. It is especially exciting when you find some history of people related to you.

You only need to know the basics to get started in your ancestry research. It is best to gather your information offline and ask some relatives before you begin. The more information you have, the better luck your ancestry research results will be. When you first start your search, here is a list of information you will need to provide:

  • First and last name of the ancestor.
  • The types of records that you want to search.
  • Birth dates and locations. Some sites may ask if you know the year your ancestor was born and where. Death dates and locations. Some sites may ask if you know the year your ancestor died and the place of their death.

It is not required to know all this information. But knowing more can help narrow your search as we will read in the next section.

Once you enter the information, you will get a list of people that have the same last name as your ancestor. Each listing has the name, when they died, when they were born, if they married and to whom, and who their mother was. As you see this is what genealogy is all about. It’s about the relationship with your family. It can also be beneficial for building your family tree. If you do not have a lot of information to go on, then this can be quite a daunting task. With a few surnames and birth dates, you can find enough information to start your search.

Ancestry research can be a lot of work. But, it is rewarding work, and most people find it very exciting. Getting to know more about your family is a great way to find out more about yourself.

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