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
5 uncommon places to find your ancestors missing parents
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots).
Absolutely Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every Single U.S. State
Search for your ancestors on 100 free state research sites.
10 Steps for Starting Your Family History Infographic by Diane Boumenot at One Rhode Island Family
Family history book-link is no good but this picture can be a useful idea!
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. I like the name little black book. The stats are amazing. Covers 227 years and over ppl!
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.
Scottish Genealogy Society family histories, family trees, ancestry records for surnames beginning with M