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genealogy

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Definition family ancestry or its study
  • The world wide web is making genealogy easier than ever.
genealogy = the study of family ancestry (parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, etc.)
  • The researcher is utilizing a database that combines genealogy records with vital statistics including cause-of-death.
  • genealogy = family ancestry (parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, etc.)
  • In recent weeks I've developed a great liking for family trees and the genealogical tables of royal families.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • genealogical = related to family ancestry (the record of parents, grandparents, great-grandparents...)
  • Deborah grabbed several photocopied pages from a genealogy how-to book and...
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • genealogy = the study of family ancestry (family trees)
  • My entire genealogy file, my notebooks, my books, everything was afloat.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • genealogy = family ancestry or its study
  • Since I had some time left, I glanced through a genealogical chart:
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • genealogical = related to family ancestry or its study
  • Number two: genealogical charts.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • genealogical = related to family ancestry or its study
  • Besides that, I finished the first volume of a biography of Emperor Charles V yesterday, and I still have to work out the many genealogical charts I've collected and the notes I've taken.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • genealogical = related to family ancestry or its study
  • "I'm not great at genealogy," he said, "but I can go as far back as that."
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Malefactor
  • Perhaps some genealogist of the future will come across this patch of bones and wonder why so many fishermen died on the prairies.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Oh, thou magnanimous! now I do glory in my genealogy.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Perfect trove of information about New York history—dates, names, genealogies.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • GENEALOGY On the fourth day after leaving Farthen Dur, Eragon and Saphira arrived in Ellesmera.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • But it is a vital, frisky city unburdened by the pretensions and the genealogical sinuosities of Charleston.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • I saw him in the genealogy room earlier.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • After Sir Bliant had ridden away, King Pelles stumped upstairs to do some biblical genealogy.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • I am not a genealogist, but if these preachers tell truth, we are all second cousins.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • It was an elaborate genealogy.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He waved his hand, dismissing genealogies.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • "Here is a true American genealogy for you," said Marmaduke, laughing.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers

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