Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

In Genealogy on a Budget (Part 1), I referred to an online article showing that a person could easily spend $18,000 per year on genealogy, making it a rather expensive pursuit. I decided to make a list of the more popular research sites, as well as other necessities, such as genealogy database software, a scanner […]

According to a recent article: Ready to spend $18,000? The high cost of searching for your ancestors The growing urge on the part of millions of Americans to investigate their roots has spawned a billion-dollar genealogy industry that is still growing by leaps and bounds. For the past eight years or so, I’ve heard people […]


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