May 19, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: Several factors could explain a questioner's surprising genetic-testing results.
April 12, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: It's not easy to locate the surname of an enslaved ancestor, but it can be done.
April 6, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: It's a closed-record state, and Katrina complicated things, but don't give up.
March 29, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: A reader hopes a fire that destroyed family records won't halt his search.
by Hillary Crosley onMarch 9, 2013
Fordham's user-generated website seeks to create a national cemetery database to reconnect the past.
February 6, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: A reader's hunt for 19th-century records halts with the fire-damaged 1890 poll.
February 1, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: We kick off our genealogy column with tips for finding Native American ancestry.
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