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New Geneanet option: The Search Tracker

As your family tree grows, it becomes difficult to see which information are missing. This is why we have launched a new option called the…

A Guide to Traditional Japanese Food

Japan produces some of the most delicious (and healthy) food in the world. It’s famous for sushi restaurants and ramen shops that have spread around…

Understanding Japanese Names

Japanese names have a rich and beautiful history, from their meanings to the characters used to write them. Understanding Japanese names will help you connect…

Are You Related To Uma Thurman?

Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert Thurman, is a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies and an author, who lived as an ordained…

21 Most Important Civil War Records

Those who served in the Civil War faced untold horrors and challenges. Roughly 750,000 troops never returned home. Battlefield doctors chopped off limbs to save…

Japanese Culture

Japanese culture is ancient and is filled with rites and traditions to honor the family. Because Japan is an island country, it was able to…

Genealogy Q&A: Jewish Genealogy

A: You may be pleasantly surprised that Jewish vital records have survived in Poland for more than 600 towns. In general, the Polish State Archives…

Discover the cemeteries of Slovenia

As part of the Geneanet project “Save our Graves” launched in 2014, more than 3.5 million graves have already been photographed and virtually rescued. This…