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Final Thoughts

Obviously, not every genealogy record is on the internet. However, with new genealogy records coming online every day, strong online genealogy search skills have become a necessity. It is one of the most important skill sets for any genealogist to learn these days.

It can take a bit of time to master some of these concepts in this article. The ultimate payoff, however, is being successful at finding records of your ancestors. Hopefully, between Google, our own Genealogy Search Engine, and this article, you have a personal compass to help and inspire you to navigate the online genealogy world. Good luck!

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The basics of search are covered off in the article A Guide to Performing Genealogy Searches.

We have also written white papers on both our search engines. See Searching Online for Your Ancestors for background on the genealogy search engine and Searching Online Family Trees for background on the family tree search engine.

We also have a detailed Genealogy Search Engine FAQs.