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Genealogist’s New Year’s Resolution for 2021

Since it’s that time of year, here are some ideas for New Year’s resolutions for your genealogy research.

Genealogist’s New Year’s Resolution for 2021 are:

  • Take a look at all link categories on this website.  You might be surprised at what we have found.
  • Join a local New York genealogy group.
  • Interview your oldest relative.
  • Scan photos and documents and store them in the cloud and/or on storage media devices such as an external hard drive, flash drive, etc.
  • Make sure you are backing up your hard drive each month.
  • Join a New York indexing project on
  • Listen to a genealogy podcast.
  • Share your family history research with family members.
  • Take a DNA test.
  • Take advantage of your home library’s free databases such as Ancestry Library Edition, HeritageQuest, Historical New York Times, etc. Many databases can be accessed at home by using your library barcode.


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