genealogy genealogy  /ˌdʒi ni ˈɑ lə dʒi/


  1. (n) successive generations of kin
  2. (n) the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

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  1. Suddenly both the history of slavery and genealogy were national obsessions.
  2. Transcript: Sandra Lee Jamison, author of Finding Your Roots, discusses African-American genealogy.
  3. Once she learns of her true genealogy, she becomes his lover, in spite of his hand getting mangled in an unrelated, purely sensational work accident.


  1. North Royalton Library to help turn memories into memoirs

    Cuyahoga County Public Library Genealogy Specialist Joni Mihelich will visit the North Royalton Library June 22.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sun Star Courier

  2. Genealogy Society to meet Tuesday

    PORT CLINTON — The Ottawa County Genealogy Society will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  3. Genealogy course “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces” lined up for Cork

    A summer school course in the latest Irish genealogy research, “Ancestral Connections: Names, Places and Spaces”, at University College Cork is now taking bookings.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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  1. "I believe that history, whether it's African-American history or other kinds of history, starts at home," Gates said. "And in the case of genealogy it starts in your living room or in your kitchen. I think that understanding how you got to...
    on Feb 2, 2008 By: Henry Louis Gates Source: Winston-Salem Journal (registration)

  2. "Ever since I've had my genealogy traced, I've wanted to give others that same opportunity and our partners at Cracker Barrel had the same idea," says Tom Joyner, whose show is aired in more than 115 markets reaching eight million listeners...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Tom Joyner Source: Centre Daily Times

  3. "I was in a new place and ready for it," Cash said, from her New York City home. "Dad thought that I lacked something essential about my own musical genealogy. And I think I intuited that he wasn't just giving me a list of songs. He was...
    on Jan 24, 2010 By: Rosanne Cash Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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