Category - Genealogy Resources

How Popular is Genealogy?

How popular is genealogy? It is something that is portrayed in the media as being more popular than ever. However, is this really true? Here is a look at how popular genealogy really is and why it...

A Review of Family Tree Magazine

Are you interested in reading or subscribing to a new genealogy magazine that has something for everyone? Family Tree Magazine is the one for you. Here is a review of this amazing stalwart of the...

Your Foot Shape and Your Genealogy

Have you ever heard of foot shape genealogy? It is a concept out of the 19th century that still has some adherents today. It is based on the belief that the shape of your foot can tell you one of...

What are Railroad Records?

Did your ancestor work for the railroad? If so, you'll want to explore railroad records to find out more about them. Here's what you need to know to find them.

Explore Your Ancestry, Enrich Your Life

From immigration records to marriage records, historical documents offer a view into the past. With more and more databases becoming publicly available, the search into your family’s history can be...

Genealogy Online

Here’s a wonderful book from Elizabeth Crowe that I found very helpful in my genealogy research.  I currently have an older edition and I’m looking forward to purchasing the up-to...

Sicilian Genealogy and Heraldry

Sicilian Genealogy and Heraldry is a new book by one of Sicily’s foremost historians, Louis Mendola. He’s been consulted by the Vatican, the BBC, the New York Times, The History Channel...

Explore Your German Ancestry

The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Germanic Ancestry in Europe I recently purchased this book on Kindle to help me locate my missing German ancestors. I’ve found a wealth...

Tracing Your Family Origins

If you’ve ever wondered about past relatives, you’re not alone. I’ve always been curious about my ancestors. Knowing where you come from is a wonderful feeling because it provides...