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What is Pedigree Collapse?

Imagine tracing your genealogy back through generations, only to find the same names cropping up in surprising places. Suddenly, you’re faced with the fact that your family tree perhaps isn't as straightforward as you thought. If this is the case for you, then you’ve encountered pedigree collapse in your tree—a hidden pattern in your ancestry that reshapes your understanding of family history and genetic connections.

Finding Your Biological Father

Finding your biological father often involves strategic gathering and analysis of both DNA data and historical records. Interestingly, a one-to-one comparison of DNA is not required to make significant progress in this search.
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Unlocking the EU Passport: A Guide to Dual Citizenship

Are you dreaming of living, working, or studying in Europe without the usual bureaucratic hurdles? In this comprehensive guide, we explore how Americans with European ancestry can obtain dual citizenship and unlock the benefits of an EU passport. Learn about eligibility requirements, the application process for various EU countries, and how Trace can help you navigate the journey.

Through a blend of innovative technology, expert insights, and a supportive learning environment, our courses aim to facilitate the unlocking of personal histories, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of our collective human story.

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DNA Academy

Genetic Genealogy

April 26, 2023

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Cyndi Harlin
Professional Genealogist
Ericka Grizzard
Professional Genealogist
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In this comprehensive genetic genealogy course you will learn multiple techniques for demystifying and organizing your research, introducing you to essential tools and tried-and-true methods, while giving you the key skills and confidence to identify biological relations and leap over ancestral brick walls.
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A Complete Guide to U.S. Immigration & Naturalizaztion

Genealogy Foundations

August 12, 2023

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Cyndi Harlin
Professional Genealogist
Ericka Grizzard
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist

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Explore your heritage with Trace's in-depth course, which is perfect for genealogy enthusiasts seeking to identify their ancestors' specific locations of birth and places of residence before their immigration to the U.S. Learn how to access essential records, including immigration and naturalization documents, to uncover when your ancestors arrived and whether they became naturalized citizens. This comprehensive genealogy course is invaluable for anyone pursuing dual citizenship or exploring family history. Enroll today to connect with your ancestral roots and expand your family tree beyond American borders.
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DNA Academy

Genetic Genealogy

April 26, 2023

Instructors

Cyndi Harlin
Professional Genealogist
Ericka Grizzard
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist

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In this comprehensive genetic genealogy course you will learn multiple techniques for demystifying and organizing your research, introducing you to essential tools and tried-and-true methods, while giving you the key skills and confidence to identify biological relations and leap over ancestral brick walls.
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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Mapping Your Ancestry

April 24, 2024

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Cyndi Harlin
Professional Genealogist
Ericka Grizzard
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist
Professional Genealogist

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Unlock the secrets of your ancestry with the intricate details of Sanborn Maps! Dive deep into the past, exploring streets, buildings, and communities where your forebears once lived. Our course on Sanborn Maps in genealogy offers a captivating journey, blending cartography with family history, and revealing stories etched in ink and paper. Enroll now and chart a path to your roots!
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