Ancestry has more than 20 billion historical records available online in more than 32,000 different databases. But, we all seem to use the same databases over and over again – census, city directories, and passenger lists. Join Crista Cowan as she shares some of the underutilized gems that can help you break through your brick walls and discover more about your ancestors than you thought possible.

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Hidden Gems: Underutilized Record Collections | Ancestry