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Tax Records - unromantic, but reliable, and sometimes quite revealing

Americans have been fighting taxes since the country's beginnings - bad for our wallets - but good for genealogists. American researchers are blessed with an abundance of surviving tax records that can be polished into genealogical jewels.

In Rootsweb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees, their "Taxing Tales" article explains the importance of researching tax records.

Read the article by clicking here.


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