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    Getting Started Climbing Your Family Tree

    Learn from our seasoned genealogist Thomas Jay Kemp how to get started researching and documenting your family history.

    This complimentary guide will take you step by step providing you with free family tree chart and family group sheet along with search tips for finding your ancestors on GenealogyBank.

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