Category - Genealogy Clips

How to Organize Your Digital Genealogy

Your digital genealogy needs to be organized just as much as your physical genealogical documents and photos do. In fact, it is much easier to have a messy, almost unsearchable collection of digital...

Organizing Your Physical Genealogy Documents

If you are looking for a way to keep your physical genealogy documents organized as well as safe, here are a few useful hints to push you in that direction. These tried and true tips will help you...

How to Use Foreign Language Genealogy Sources

Are you researching foreign-speaking ancestors? Whether they lived in America or you are researching them in their homeland, you may come across foreign language documents that you need assistance in...

Using the 1890 US Veterans Schedule

Did you know that alternative records exist to help you fill in the gaps left by the loss of most of the 1890 US federal census? There are several such sources. One of the most useful, but little use...

Irish Wedding Traditions

There are tens of millions of people in America with Irish ancestry, and even more around the world. Therefore, knowing about Irish traditions, such as wedding traditions, is important to...

New Year’s Resolutions for Genealogy

Are genealogy New Year’s resolutions on your radar? If not, they should be, and here is why. They can help you keep your genealogy on track when it is so easy to get lost in it. While your...

What is Your 2020 Genealogy Vision?

Do you have a theme in mind for your genealogy research this year? What is a theme for genealogy research, anyway? Here is what you need to know about themes for genealogy research, and why they are...

Genealogy Abbreviations You Should Know

Genealogy has a large array of code words, slang, and abbreviations associated with it. If you are new to the hobby, you might not be familiar with all of them yet. Here are some of the most common...

6 Tips to Make Your Genealogy Research Easier

Whether you are a beginning genealogist or a seasoned pro, you can always use some tips on how to make your genealogy research easier and more productive for you. Here are six top tips that can help...

What is Autosomal DNA?

Have you considered doing an autosomal DNA test to add to and improve the accuracy of your family tree? Have you even heard of autosomal DNA? It is the most common type of publicly available DNA test...

Cousin Relationships the Easy Way

Do you know how to determine cousin relationships? It’s easier than you may imagine. All you have to do is remember to count generations from the most recent set of cousins in your family tree that...

How to Find Distant Relatives

If you are at a genealogical brick wall, consider looking for distant relatives to help you break through it. Who are distant relatives, and what information might they have to benefit your research...