Category - Genealogy Clips

City Directories | Genealogy Clips #62

Even before there was the telephone, there were city directories. Back before the telephone, city directories listed a person’s address, and sometimes their profession and other people who were...

Check Out the Neighbors | Genealogy Clips #11

If your immigrant ancestor came here pretty early in the nation’s history, such as prior to 1850, you may need to look at additional records to find their nation and town of origin.

Look at Census Records | Genealogy Clips #8

Census records beginning in 1880 asked for the birthplace of an enumerated person’s parents. If you have a recent immigrant ancestor, or a suspected one, the 1880 and later census records can give...

Be Selective in Your Genealogy Research | GC-002

Your family tree has hundreds of lines. As you go back in time beyond three or four centuries, it turns into thousands. This is because the number of your ancestors doubles with each generation going...