Julie's Genealogy & History Hub

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Family History Through the Alphabet – X Marks the Spot

For 26 weeks I will take you on a family history journey through the alphabet, one letter at a time.  I have decided that each post will be educational in nature, focusing on topics related to resources, methodology, tools, etc.  Although the challenge is complete, there are still some people who are finishing up and Alona, the host, is encouraging others to participate anyway.  Additional information on the challenge, can be found at Take the ‘Family History Through the Alphabet’ Challenge


xThis week it’s all about maps.  I love maps.  They are great tools for genealogists and often help us solve research problems.  In this post, I’ll share a few examples of how I use maps in my own research.

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Parks Family Deeds in Oakland County: Part 1

Oh no, not another post on land records!  Don’t worry, if you’re not interested in this family, you can move on…you won’t miss any tips or great stories.  This is simply a list of the deeds I have transcribed for my known Parks family in Oakland County, Michigan, as well as other Parks I found along the way, who may or may not be related.  Part 1 includes all deeds found in Volumes 1 through 10 of the Oakland County Deeds.

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