Month: September 2015

Citations I Will Never Use–Maybe

You don’t think you’ll ever use an online tree in your compiled research. That means you don’t need to worry about creating any sort of citation for the online trees then, right? If I’m not using information from the trees in my final research then I don’t need to concern myself with how to cite […]


Webinars: Probate at Ancestry and Preserving Past You

The “Probate Records on” presentation will be held again on 3 October at 10:00 central time.   The presentation on the recently released probate records database on will include: determining what is in the database search techniques and strategies limitations of the records limitations of the search interface interacting with images Learn how to make effective […]

Unexpected Finds

This was posted to Genealogy Tip of the Day a few weeks ago, but how it was discovered is worth a post as well. This list of ministers licensed to perform marriages in Coshocton County, Ohio, was located in an early marriage register. In browsing the front of the volume (while looking for the index that was […]

We’re Moving Our FamilySearch Database Updates

For the last few years, I’ve posted announcements about new or updated FamilySearch databases on this site. After today, those announcements will be made on my “Search Tip of the Day” blog at Readers who would like to continue getting those updates can subscribe to that blog for free on the site. The FamilySearch updates are really more appropriate […]