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Map My Cousins Use Cases

Visualize your family migrations - their journey, your family story

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Learn Another Language, DNA Testing and more

Map My Cousins is a unique application that allows you to see information about where your family came from on a world map. Topics covered in this article include how you can use Map My Cousins for: Checking your DNA ethnicity estimates against your own family research Discovering your family story through the journey they made Map based genealogy research Educational purposes - great for younger generations learning about world geography, languages and more.

Educational

Younger generations can learn more about other countries and regions by exploring the area their ancestors came from. This can: Inspire them to learn another language - one their ancestors spoke Help them connect to world history from the perspective of their family. Were family members living in Europe during WWII? Did they live in an area impacted by the Irish Potato Famine? Where were they on D-Day? Were they living near a Concentration Camp? Associate what they are learning in school (social studies, sociology, foreign languages, history) with their family story.

Your Families Travels: Discover your family story through the

journey they made

Have you wondered where your family came from or how the ended up in the country or regions they now live? Follow your families journey on a world map - see immigration points as well as residence, births, deaths and burial locations. Here are several ways to use May My Cousins to explore your family’s travels: Points of Interest Search: See POI FAQ Drill down into the region your family is from, discover local points of interests, historic landmarks See immigration points in relation to where family members where born to get a better sense on their journey.

DNA Testing Migration Map: Using Map My Cousins To Check DNA Ethnicity

Estimates

Many of the DNA tests, including AncestryDNA and MyHeritage, offer Ethnicity Estimates showing where your family came from on a world map based on your DNA. If you’ve done your own Family Tree in any of the popular software packages on the market, you can check how accurate these estimates are using the Cousins Club Map My Cousins application. This uses your ancestors information from your family tree to show on a world map where they were born, lived and died. You can filter by generation, see migration patterns and more. This is a useful comparison against the ethnicity estimates and can also give you some good ideas for future research on where your family is from.

Map My Cousins features Include:

See all major events from your family tree on a world map including: births, residence, immigration, burial & more. Get to know the area your family lived: Search for & explore nearby addresses, points of interest, cities. Drill down into regions, towns, neighborhoods and streets: Discover points of interest near where your family lived. Find organizations that can help with your genealogy research including: local / regional government offices & churches that may have vital records or knowledge of the area, local genealogy organizations and translators. Browse historic maps From any map, browse a collection of historic maps or click on a family marker in the Migration Map By Generation to jump to a specific location in a historic map Works off of the data already in your favorite family tree software.

Map Based Genealogy Research

Import a GEDCOM file from your favorite family tree software, Map My Cousins will automatically display on a world map the locations of their births, immigration points, residences, death & burial that you have recorded in your family tree. You can then use Map My Cousins to: Explore the area your family lived. Search for nearby Points Of Interest, including churches, government buildings and cemeteries that can provide more information on your family members.
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Great Migration

The Great Migration was one of the largest movements of people in United States history. From 1910 to the 1970s, about six million people moved out of the southern states to avoid racial violence and prejudice. This article explains how you can use Map My Cousins to see where your family lived at the time and how their movements may have been impacted by the great migration.
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CousinsClub.org

Map My Cousins Use Cases

Visualize your family migrations - their

journey, your family story

© Copyright Lexabean, LLC

DNA Testing, Learn Another Language and more

Map My Cousins is a unique application that allows you to see information about where your family came from on a world map. Topics covered in this article include how you can use Map My Cousins for: Checking your DNA ethnicity estimates against your own family research Discovering your family story through the journey they made Map based genealogy research Educational purposes - great for younger generations learning about world geography, languages and more.

DNA Testing Migration Map: Using Map My

Cousins To Check DNA Ethnicity Estimates

Many of the DNA tests, including AncestryDNA and MyHeritage, offer Ethnicity Estimates showing where your family came from on a world map based on your DNA. If you’ve done your own Family Tree in any of the popular software packages on the market, you can check how accurate these estimates are using the Cousins Club Map My Cousins application. This uses your ancestors information from your family tree to show on a world map where they were born, lived and died. You can filter by generation, see migration patterns and more. This is a useful comparison against the ethnicity estimates and can also give you some good ideas for future research on where your family is from.

Your Families Travels: Discover your family

story through the journey they made

Have you wondered where your family came from or how the ended up in the country or regions they now live? Follow your families journey on a world map - see immigration points as well as residence, births, deaths and burial locations. Here are several ways to use May My Cousins to explore your family’s travels: Points of Interest Search: See POI FAQ Drill down into the region your family is from, discover local points of interests, historic landmarks See immigration points in relation to where family members where born to get a better sense on their journey.

Migration Map Based Genealogy Research

Import a GEDCOM file from your favorite family tree software, Map My Cousins will automatically display on a world map the locations of their births, immigration points, residences, death & burial that you have recorded in your family tree. You can then use Map My Cousins to: Explore the area your family lived. Search for nearby Points Of Interest, including churches, government buildings and cemeteries that can provide more information on your family members.
Educational Younger generations can learn more about other countries and regions by exploring the area their ancestors came from. This can: Inspire them to learn another language - one their ancestors spoke Help them connect to world history from the perspective of their family. Were family members living in Europe during WWII? Did they live in an area impacted by the Irish Potato Famine? Where were they on D-Day? Were they living near a Concentration Camp? Associate what they are learning in school (social studies, sociology, foreign languages, history) with their family story.
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Great Migration

The Great Migration was one of the largest movements of people in United States history. From 1910 to the 1970s, about six million people moved out of the southern states to avoid racial violence and prejudice. This article explains how you can use Map My Cousins to see where your family lived at the time and how their movements may have been impacted by the great migration.