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genealogy

jee nee o luh jee

  • n  successive generations of kin
  • n  the study or investigation of ancestry and family history

  • Suddenly both the history of slavery and genealogy were national obsessions.
  • As a first step, study several of the dozens of good genealogy how-to books that are on the market Record or write down everything you know about yourself, your parents and your .
  • For an exercise that's all about family, researching your genealogy can be an oddly lonesome affair, filled with long hours spent sifting through records and making awkward phone .
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  • Henry Louis Gates in Winston-Salem Journal (registration)
    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...
  • Tom Joyner in Centre Daily Times
    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...
  • Rosanne Cash in Chicago Sun-Times
    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...

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