Somewhere online (the precise location I will not mention) I recently read that all the Bureau […] recently indicated that the database of name changes in Massachusetts (titled as “Massachusetts, Name Changes, […]
I just wrapped up my webinar on “Using the BLM Site and the BLM Tract Books.” […]
Researchers should always note if the record they are using appears to be a handwritten copy […]
Looking at everything takes time and is not always practical, but it often brings about unexpected […]
By popular demand, we’re bringing this course back…. (if you enrolled in a previous section and […]
We are excited to offer a new class on probate research in the United States cleverly […]
I’ve been reading “Augustin Davignon and André Brault dit Chaillot, Brothers-in-law of Winsooki Falls, Vermont,” by […]
Beginning in roughly the middle of the 19th century, a variety of publishing firms began publishing […]
In some ways genealogy has changed immensely over the last thirty years.  Access to records (for […]
Note: This article originally appeared in the Ancestry Daily News on 20 March 2002. The Reality of […]
Note: This article originally appeared in the Ancestry Daily News on 13 October 2004. Links to the articles […]
I’ve used this photograph as an illustration for blog posts before, but I’ve altered my caption […]
This session has been recorded and is now available for download If you’ve enjoyed our “Brick […]
Why can’t they all do it this way? When users download images of local Maryland land […]
A “Search Wish for” got me to thinking about databases where one can take advantage […]
Literal interpretations can create confusion. At the sale of his father in 1823 in Tuscarawas Township, […]
My great-grandmother Trientje Maria (Janssen) Ufkes was born 111 years ago today, on 17 April 1895. […]
Some days I wish would add more functionality to their search. I don’t need slicker […]
I almost forgot I had this little gem. This postcard was written by Foche Jansen Goldenstein […]
Updated 18 July 2016. Due to numerous requests, we are offering a new section of this […]
New webinar! 25 Brick Wall Strategies It’s over. Order it here. If you’ve enjoyed our “Brick […]
It’s always advised to look at the original record. Transcriptions can easily be incomplete or incorrect. […]
I have James Rampley in the 1850 Hancock County, Illinois, federal United States Census and yet […]
I’m excited about my 2016 trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.  […]
This was originally posted on 14 April 2012 and has been slightly edited. [This is a slight […]
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