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Coat-of-Arms

Some ask, "Where can information be found on obtaining a legitimate Coat-of-Arms?" Anyone desiring to learn more about the serious study of heraldry and any rights to display a coat-of-arms will fi Read more about Coat-of-Arms

Britain, Ireland and the Colonies

For those researchers who may be searching for records not typically found elsewhere, it may prove worthwhile to visit Original Record.Com Read more about Britain, Ireland and the Colonies

Ancestor Searching Newsletter, Volume 3, # 6

Freedmen's Bureau Records: The Freedmen's Savings and Trust Company was incorporated by an act of Congress approved March 3, 1865 as a banking institution established in Washington, D. C. for the benefit of freed slaves. There were two military savings banks, one in Norfolk, Va. and the other in Beaufort, S.C. that were merged into the Trust Company soon after it was founded. From 1865 through 1870 a total of 33 branches were established, including an office that was opened in New York, N.Y., in 1866. In 1874 the Company failed.

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Genetic Genealogy

As DNA genealogy becomes more common place and used by researchers, many are looking for guides and assistance. Read more about Genetic Genealogy

Virginia Tax Lists

Unfortunately for genealogical researchers, the 1790 and 1800 censuses of Virginia were lost forever. Read more about Virginia Tax Lists

Harvard University Online Resources

The collection covers the years 1789-1930 with over 1800 books, pamphlets, 9000 photographs, 200 maps and 13000 pages from manuscript and archival collections. Read more about Harvard University Online Resources

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