I’ve been painting my DNA matches in DNAPainter. It’s fun, but it’s not really about the […]
Any item taken from a record out of context has the potential to confuse other researchers […]
The 1880 enumerator in Floyd County, Georgia, encountered a Wilkins family headed by Anonymous. There was […]
We’re excited to offer this new session on 13 November 2018! Check out the details on […]
I have three people I cannot find in the 1870 census. One I think must have […]
To be honest, I never gave it much thought. The probate settlement of John J. Trautvetter […]
This is a bear that was made about 7 or 8 years ago from a chenille […]
I posted this as a joke to my personal Facebook page: Order your AncestryDNA today kit so […]
Are you putting all your genealogy eggs in one basket? Do you only use one genealogy […]
For any legal document, distinguish what the document explicitly says, what is implied by state statute […]
In all honesty for a long time I never searched for any relatives in newspapers before […]
For those who missed the Daily Genealogy Transcriber, it has returned! You can find out more about […]
This 1885 census for Davis County, Iowa, contains the entry for Frederick and Lucretia (Sargent) Price. […]
I did a little searching and reminded myself that I have seven ancestors listed in the […]
reprinted from our old blog A “Genealogy Tip of the Day” reminded me of another element […]
I’ll be honest. I never really gave much thought to when the telephone came to areas […]
Registration for my DNAPainter webinar ends at noon central time on 6 November. Our introductory rate […]
I’m scheduled to be the May 2019 seminar speaker for a the San Mateo Genealogical Society‘s Spring […]
It’s frustrating when DNA matches do not respond, but it’s a simple fact of life. Getting […]
Ancestry.com recently updated their “U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church Records, 1781-1969.” As usual, the best […]
There’s a site of historical USGS maps that may help you disprove that story of Grandpa […]
We’ve run this before, but I thought it was timely and we’ve modified it slightly.  Voting […]
I maintain the following genealogy blogs: Rootdig.com—Michael’s thoughts, research problems, suggestions, and whatever else crosses his […]
In “The Right to Vote,” the importance of knowing contemporary law was discussed as it applied […]
[this is not a political post] This blog post is a little different and is just […]
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