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ge·ne·al·o·gy

(jē'nē-al'ŏ-jē),
1. Heredity.
2. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length.
[G. genea, descent, + logos, study]

genealogy

(jē′nē-ŏl′ə-jē, -ăl′-, jĕn′ē-)
n. pl. genealo·gies
1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.

ge′ne·a·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′ne·a·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′ne·al′o·gist n.

ge·ne·al·o·gy

(jē'nē-ol'ŏ-jē)
1. Heredity.
2. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length.
[G. genea, descent, + logos, study]

genealogy

The study of the ancestry of an individual or group. Such investigations are particularly important in tracing the inheritance of genetically transmitted conditions or traits. One of the most important collections of genealogical information is in the archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (i.e., the Mormon Church) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Elizabeth Hancocks UE, for nearly a quarter of a century Dominion Genealogist of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada, died at Grace Hospital in Scarborough on 13 February 2015, after a short illness.
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After more than a decade of intensive research in the tradition of our family's elder genealogists going back three generations, I've been able to identify 10 distinct African lineages coursing through my body.
A unique and very strongly recommended, addition to personal and professional genealogy reference collections, Forensic Genealogy by Colleen Fitzpatrick is an expert guide for aspiring or practicing genealogists wanting to unveil their familial history via unconventional and effective tactics of genetics, DNA matching, and laser measurement techniques which are all quite capable of providing positive results in determining family generational lineages.
CG (Certified Genealogist) is a service mark of the Board for Certification of Genealogists used under license by those who have passed the Board's rigorous program of competency examinations in genealogical research, evidence analysis, and professional reporting.
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The National Personnel Records Center in Overland, Missouri, recently unsealed the first batch of what is expected to be "a mother lode" collection of interest to military historians, biographers, and genealogists.