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Amateur genealogists hoping to uncover a link to Abe Lincoln can easily turn to the web to dig in their ancestor’s closet. But taking the commercial route doesn’t come cheap

People curious about family history spent a whopping $ 2.3 billion on genealogy products and services last year, according to a study by market research firm Global Industry Analysts. They took most of their work to sites like, which charge between $ 22.95 and $ 34.59 per month for access to billions of pertinent records. One-on-one consultations set them back $ 2,000 to $ 5,000 per session, depending on the length and complexity of the project, a spokesperson told Mashable Read more…

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