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Handwriting Helps — FamilySearch.org | shows how different letters have been written over the years. (not linguistics, but interesting anyway)

Need help deciphering that chicken scratch? Visit these handwriting helps via…

Back when good penmanship was emphasized as important -- I wish it still was.  From the book "The Gospel Primer", pub. 1895.  #hand_lettering

1895 School Primer Penmanship Page. ( I think the art of letter writing days are almost over)

The Mormon Church Genealogy Records  - they record records for everyone, not just Mormons, and searching their records is free!

The Mormon Church Genealogy Records - they record records for everyone, not just Mormons, and searching their records is free!

Helps for Translating the Old German Typeface

One of the hardest tasks for my family is deciphering German handwriting hardest is translating it), Since of all Americans share German heritage, I think many of you will find this chart useful. Old German Handwriting.

how to read old handwriting styles

How to read old handwriting styles! We do not teach cursive handwriting in elementary! Our own GGChildren one day will not be able to read what we have recorded!

Still trying to figure out all those relationships in your family tree?  Use this handy chart to figure out exactly what to call the children of your cousins.  #genealogy #ancestry

Table of Consanguinity showing degrees of relationship - Consanguinity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The 1890 Civil War Veterans Census is a "must" when researching your Civil War ancestor. Learn about which schedules exist and where to find them.

Using the 1890 Civil War Veterans Census

The 1890 Civil War Veterans Census is a "must" when researching your Civil War ancestor. Learn about which schedules exist and where to find them. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

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Have European Ancestry? Here are 30 Free Genealogy Sites to Search

SCA Heraldry practice has some differences, but this is still a neat reference.

"SCA Heraldry practice has some differences, but this is still a neat reference." Not sure who SCA is.

genealogy templates family group chart | Family Group Sheet 1 ...

Karen Foster Design - Ancestry Collection - 12 x 12 Paper - My Family Group Sheet: Document who is on your family tree with the My Family Group Sheet from Karen Foster Design. Included is one x single-sided sheet of paper from the Ancestry Collection.

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