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Uploaded on Dec 6, 2011

Join Ancestry's own barefoot genealogist, Crista Cowan, as she shows you the answer to this week's question: How do I find the maiden names of women in my family tree?

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  28. 58

    Family History Goals for 2014

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    Timely Tips to Trim the Family Tree

  30. 60

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  31. 61

    How Laws Affect the Records Created About Your Ancestors

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  33. 63

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  34. 64

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  36. 66

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    Top Tips for Beginning German Family History Research

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    Collaborate With Others to Grow Your Family Tree

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    More Strategies for Finding Your Female Ancestors

  71. 101

    Clues in Non Marriage Records

  72. 102

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    Tips For Telling Your Family Stories

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    Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

  77. 107

    How to Handle Name Changes in Your Family Tree

  78. 108

    Researching Irish Records

  79. 109

    Beginning Irish Research

  80. 110

    RootsTech and Other Genealogy Conferences and Events

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    I Started My Family Tree. Now What?

  82. 112

    Finding Late 19th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  83. 113

    Finding Early 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

  84. 114

    Smart Search: Tips & Tricks

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    Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Part 2)

  86. 116

    Resources for African American Genealogy Research

  87. 117

    Family History Myths Dispelled

  88. 118

    Using Ancestry.com Like A Pro

  89. 119

    Which Source Do I Believe? Evaluating Evidence

  90. 120

    Clean Up Your Family Tree

  91. 121

    Merging Duplicates In Your Family Tree

  92. 122

    Cousin Bait: Blogging to Find Your Family

  93. 123

    Write It Down: Tips for Recording Family History

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    Telling Your Family Story with special guest, author Ryan Littrell

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    Spelling Doesn't Count: Tips for Finding Your Ancestors

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    Genealogy: Part History, Part Mystery

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    Back to the Basics: Genealogy 101

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  141. 171

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  142. 172

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  143. 173

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  144. 174

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  145. 175

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  146. 176

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  147. 177

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  148. 178

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  149. 179

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  150. 180

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  151. 181

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  152. 182

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  153. 183

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  154. 184

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  155. 185

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  156. 186

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  157. 187

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  158. 188

    1940 U.S. Federal Census Tips and Tricks, Part 2

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    1940 U.S. Federal Census Tips and Tricks, Part 3

  160. 190

    Getting Ready for the 1940 U.S. Federal Census

  161. 191

    Tips and Tricks for Solving Your Family History Challenges

  162. 192

    Behind the Scenes at Ancestry.com: Ancestry Mobile Apps

  163. 193

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  164. 194

    Using the Ancestry.com Facebook Page to Further Your Family History Research

  165. 195

    Everybody's Got a Little Irish in Them

  166. 196

    Getting Around the Missing 1890 Census

  167. 197

    Ethnic Surnames: Finding Your Ancestor with a Not-So-Common Name

  168. 198

    Ancestry.com Live Q&A: Tools to Help Your Family History Research

  169. 199

    Solving African American Family History Research Challenges

  170. 200

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  171. 201

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  172. 202

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  173. 203

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  184. 214

    Exploring the 1930 U.S. Federal Census

  185. 215

    Common Surnames: Strategies for Finding Your Ancestor in the Crowd

  186. 216

    Find Pre-1850 Relatives with Your Ancestry Member Tree

  187. 217

    How to Read Handwritten Historical Documents

  188. 218

    How to Control Your Ancestry.com Search Results

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    How to Use the World War II Draft Registration Cards

  190. Finding the Maiden Names of Women in Your Family Tree

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    Unlock the Secrets of the 1790-1840 U.S. Census Records

  192. 222

    How to Prove Native American/Indian Ancestry

  193. 223

    Get Answers to Your Genealogy Questions

  194. 224

    Dress Up Your Family Tree for the Holidays

  195. 225

    How to Find Pre-1850 Ancestors

  196. 226

    How to Find Your Civil War Roots on Ancestry.com

  197. 227

    Tips for Finding Family in Passenger Lists

  198. 228

    Five Tips for Online Grave Digging

  199. 229

    Using Death Records to Learn More About Your Ancestors Life

  200. 230

    Crafting a Solid Search on Ancestry.com

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