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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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But after a search as far back as the18th-century and as far afield as New Zealand, Australia and Canada, genealogists told him they believe he is the only living Pimbury in the world.
The Utah-based genealogist is passionate about his life's work, a profession he chose long before genealogy became a national craze.
The lawyer William Turnbull wrote in 1839 of one genealogist, Thomas Banks, that he was:
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In the role of "the satirical genealogist tracing the illegitimacy of origins," Hutchinson explains his purpose as "tell[ing] a new story of the contexts, crosscurrents, and the effectiveness of the Harlem Renaissance" by recovering "the meeting of black and white intellectuals on the grounds of American cultural nationalism" (2).
In this way, genealogy is the seedy underside of the episteme (Heidegger, Derrida, Foucault) or Wissenschaft (Nietzsche), understood as that serious, rigorous, disciplined quest for knowledge which, for the genealogist, is always a matter of intense self-problematization, an only-apparent aletheia.
Renowned genealogist Dick Eastman reviewed the service in January 2011 and praised it: "I rarely recommend specific products but I am recommending this one.
Larry Merritt, was presented with his UE certificate for his Loyalist ancestor, Joseph Merritt UE, by Marlene Dance UE, Branch Genealogist.
London, February 24 ( ANI ): At present there may be up to 200,000 relatives of King Richard III around the world who are unaware they have blue blood in their veins, says a genealogist.
Rather than only assigning an individual genealogist to a case, RecordClick has the ability to unleash its entire research team on each investigation as needed, so that clients are able to leverage a network of ancestor search knowledge and strategies.