This is your monthly reminder–unsubscription instructions are at end of message. Please let others know about […]
John George Trautvetter married the widow Susanna Tewksbury in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1767. The marriage is […]
note: This is reprinted from our old blog and was originally published in May of 2015.  […]
I have to constantly remind myself that in a variety of records (particularly newspapers) that relationships […]
4 February 2018—8 PM Central This hour-long presentation will present a brief overview of what autosomal […]
My matches at  AncestryDNA continue to go up as the result of their DNA sales in […]
When Kethyleen Seigle came to the house on Maple Street in Elvaston, Illinois, she found eighty-year […]
Add this to the list of questions I have about why do they have clearly […]
Sometimes I do not really understand how the unexact searches at FamilySearch work. I needed to […]
I’ve never been to the little house in Elvaston, but I’m going to have to make […]
I use the online trees for the occasional clue. However in reviewing many of these trees […]
From the Ancestry Daily News  Michael John Neill – 8/2/2000 ———————————————— It started out in desperation. It […]
If you went to the Norwood, Illinois, post office in April of 1886, you would have […]
I finally received my copy of Val Greenwood’s The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, 4th edition. I have two of […]
  If one navigates the circles at  AncestryDNA, one can view the shared DNA matches one […]
 I’ve been reviewing some scans of the materials I made on one of my previous group […]
Sometimes there’s nothing better than getting away for nothing but research. Join me on one of […]
[reposted from our old blog site’s post in 2015] Part of the 1763 will of Joseph […]
Newspapers can be great ways to learn of court cases. This December 1822 reference to Aquilla […]
We are usually told to cite our sources because it allows us to go back and […]
Sound genealogical practice tells researchers to always look at the original. The list of reasons is […]
The February 1938 death certificate for “Juergan Albers” indicated that he was buried in Nashville’s Woodlawn […]
This card for Juergen Albers appears in’s “U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962“.  The card […]
This article originally appeared in the Ancestry Daily News  on 11 May 2007. Last year we looked […]
Now I’m up to fourteen circles at  AncestryDNA, Two circles are new and the numbers for several […]
I use FindAGrave quite a bit in my research. It can be a great way to […]
Genealogy Tip of the Day Book