Are you wondering where your ancestors lived before they came to America? We need know our immigrating ancestor on this side of the ocean first. Their lives in America often provide the answers you seek.

Are you wondering where your ancestors lived before they came to America? We need know our immigrating ancestor on this side of the ocean first. Their lives in America often provide the answers you seek.

5 uncommon places to find your ancestors missing parents#repin

5 Uncommon Places to Find Your Ancestors' Missing Parents

5 uncommon places to find your ancestors missing parents

Find Out How to Research Your Family History for Free

No, You DON'T Need a Paid Subscription to Do Genealogy Research

Looking for genealogy research options that are truly free and don't require a paid subscription? This collection of resources will help.

One of the biggest genealogical frustrations I hear from you in emails, is being unable to find an ancestor's place of burial. Either online or in an actual place. Let's look at 8 sources of information to determine where your ancestor may have been buried.

How to Find Where Your Ancestors Are Buried

One of the biggest genealogical frustrations I hear from you in emails, is being unable to find an ancestors place of burial. Either online or in an actual place. Lets look at 8 sources of information to determine where your ancestor may have been buried.

Genealogy research does not have to be expensive. Many free and low cost options are available for the researcher.

How To Be Cost Effective When Researching Genealogy

Genealogy research does not have to be expensive. Many free and low cost options are available for the researcher.

One of the common frustrations I hear from you, my readers, is the lack of records for your poor or destitute ancestors. Yes, our poor ancestors certainly present with some unique research challenges. Your poor ancestors very well may be found in county and federal records. We have to think outside of the genealogy box (again) and see what records we need to include in our search for these poor ancestors.

Genealogy Records for the Poor

One of the common frustrations I hear from you, my readers, is the lack of records for your poor or destitute ancestors. Yes, our poor ancestors certainly present with some unique research challenges. Your poor ancestors very well may be found in county and federal records. We have to think outside of the genealogy box (again) and see what records we need to include in our search for these poor ancestors.

What Did Your Civil War Ancestor Look Like

What Did Your Civil War Ancestor Look Like?

Even if you didn't inherit a photo of your Civil War ancestor, there are several sources you can use to find his physical description. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

"How do I find my ancestor's death date?" is one of the most common questions I hear. And, why not? Death Certificates are a fairly modern occurrence, but most of our ancestors did not live in a time period when death certificates were generated. Fortunately, as researchers we can determine an ancestor's date of death using other resources.

How To Find Your Ancestor's Death Date

"How do I find my ancestor's death date?" is one of the most common questions I hear. Death Certificates are a fairly modern occurrence, but most of our ancestors did not live in a time period when death certificates were generated.

It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Estimates on how many little pilgrims they’ve left behind today range from 20+ to 35+ million. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots). Looking for… Read more

It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots).

Search for your ancestors on 100+ free state research sites.

Absolutely Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every Single U.S. State

Search for your ancestors on 100 free state research sites.

The Research Notebook | One Rhode Island Family

10 Steps for Starting Your Family History Infographic by Diane Boumenot at One Rhode Island Family

Family history book

Family history book-link is no good but this picture can be a useful idea!

A great list of ideas for conversation starters in a family history interview.   This quote courtesy of @Pinstamatic (http://pinstamatic.com)

50 Questions to Ask Relatives About Your Family History

conversation starters in a family history interview. — from About via Pinstamatic

Family history, the little black book.

Family history, the little black book. I like the name little black book. The stats are amazing. Covers 227 years and over ppl!

Free 10 generation Family Tree printable - free download

Family tree and free genealogy printables

This printable ten-generation family tree fits on two pages and can be used to trace ancestry or descendants.

Resources page  for records of The Scottish Genealogy Society - Family History and Ancestry in Scotland. The Society, based in Edinburgh and founded in 1953, helps with research into Scottish family and local history. The links on this page will be to on-line databases, transcriptions, and digital images of Scottish books or sites of general interest.

Scottish Genealogy Society family histories, family trees, ancestry records for surnames beginning with M

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