Who knew there were so many powerful free genealogy tools available on the web? Many people believe that, by definition, there is no such thing as free unless the thing in question is without value. Technically, this is correct since nothing of value is truly free. The person who created the thing spent their time, energy, effort and knowledge in the creative process, time that could have been spent doing something else.
For various reasons, tool creators will make their creations available to the Internet community for use without charge. Maybe they want to make it available out the goodness of their hearts or maybe it is not of commercial quality and they want to gauge its popularity. Regardless of the reason, there are quite a few good ones available.
This article will focus on the cream of the crop of genealogy tools designed to help you perform free genealogy searches which fit this “free” description. Just because there is no charge does not mean you can’t find powerful tools to help move your genealogy research forward. After scouring the dark corners of the Internet, I have come up with this eclectic collection of five tools available and are free of charge.
This set of tools, which are available without charge, challenges the notion that nothing
worthwhile is free. There are some
powerful tools available, if you know where to look. Feel free to use them
yourself to improve your genealogy research and share them with your like-minded friends.
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