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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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Other 18th and 19th century records are listed at the Society of Genealogists and can be viewed on the Origins Network (a pay per view site) at www.
Company founder Larry Spiegel said "digital files may become useless for future generations if they remain untouched for as little as one generation, or about 25 years, and that is a drop in the bucket when compared to the 100 years or longer that most genealogists envision their research lasting".
Offering more than just traditional look-ups and pedigrees for tracing ancestry, RecordClick's genealogists pulls away from the pack by offering alternative research processes for big and small projects - such as DNA testing, customized ancestor search, and video biographies - allowing its clients to skim the surface or do a deep dive into tracing their genealogy tree.
The Utah-based genealogist is passionate about his life's work, a profession he chose long before genealogy became a national craze.
Genealogy is about connecting people," says Jane Gardner Aprill, a professional genealogist in New Orleans.
As D'Acci rightly suggests, we have an ontological question about criticism itself, and with all ontological questions; the genealogist re-presents the paradoxes of "having" knowledge at all, of knowledge stepping "outside" itself, becoming-beyond-itself as it were: being-present [on] in the so-called "thing" [onto].
One year after launching, BackupMyTree has successfully established a new era of worry-free research for genealogists and family history enthusiasts, with its backup service protecting more than 9 TB of family tree data.
Hinckley, a certified genealogist and executive director of the Westminster, Colo.
Located at 406 Jessop Avenue, the centre has an onsite genealogist and assistant genealogist to assist Metis in tracing family roots and preserving parts of their history.
Genealogist Anastasia Tyler says: "Without any myth or magic, we find royalty and vampires lurking in Pattinson's life - making his story just as supernatural as the one he's playing on screen".
The Genealogist's Internet" is an updated and expanded fourth edition of this acclaimed reference for the genealogist who embraces the internet as an invaluable tool.
Of special note is what genealogist Patrick Wardell has to offer the novice genealogist about nicknames, orphans, censuses, military pension files, cemetery records, and other issues and sources concerning genealogical research.