July 31, 2000
[Times photo: Ron Thompson]
Online resources, including Web sites and e-mailing lists, are making it easier for people to connect with their family's past. Story
- Mystery, scandal and discovery online
Genealogists love to find an ancestor such as my fourth great-grandmother, Margaret "Peggy" Polk Hagler. Her story offers scandal, mystery and even a presidential connection. The Internet introduced us.
- Software can help you keep track of family
If you'll be collecting information on more than a few dozen relatives, genealogy software is a great investment.
- Roots on the Web
Here are some starting points for genealogy research on the Internet:
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