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June 2023 Research Tip of the Month: Why I Love Genealogy

06/14/2023 10:14 AM | Ron Gallagher (Administrator)

June 2023 Research Tip of the Month

TOPIC: Why I Love Genealogy

Vol. VI, No. 6 - June, 2023

Contributor: Feige Stern (JGSC board member & frequent Research Tip author)

Why do I love genealogy? Let me count the ways……

When I began my genealogy journey 25 years ago, it was in an effort to learn more about my grandparents and their families. My father had just died and I felt a huge sense of the loss of my best source of information.

In the days before the internet made genealogy so much easier, I drove to the Kirtland Family History Center to search the records available, and ordered promising ones that had to be shipped from Salt Lake City. When each arrived, they notified me by postcard and I’d drive back to Kirtland.

I also spent time at other archives including...

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