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Do you want to become a better genealogist? You can! Here are three ways you can be constantly improving your genealogical skills.
Here are the four best free genealogy websites you should be using, whether you have access to a membership site or are waiting until you are in a financial position to join one.
Are you a beginning genealogist? Make your research shine by avoiding these eight common beginning genealogy mistakes.
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The British College of Arms is a little used but highly important and rich resource for genealogical information for people with British ancestors. Here's what they can do for you.
Here are some techniques for getting your hands on sealed records you need for your genealogy research.
Legal knowledge is important in genealogy, especially of old laws and legal terms. Here's why, and where you can get this knowledge.
If you're not using town halls in your genealogical research, you are missing out on some excellent and hard to find information. Here's why you should use them and what you may find there.
Sometimes, finding the name of someone's wife can be difficult in genealogy. There are usually more records regarding men than women in ages past. Here are some tips for finding those wives.
Clothing styles are always changing. This is as true today as it was centuries ago. Clothing styles even changed every few decades in the Middle Ages as travelers and traders brought back new...
When doing genealogical research, you will sometimes come across original documents from past centuries. Handwriting has changed a lot since colonial days. There are distinct differences from the...
How true are your family's legends? Most have at least a grain of truth in them. Here's how to use family stories as jumping off points to get the real truth behind the legends of your ancestors.
The 1790-1840 census records only listed heads of household by name. However, that does not mean you can't put together a list of who was in the household. You just look at other clues like these.
Have you heard of surname studies? These most basic of genealogical study groups can actually yield a lot of good information, especially in the age of DNA. Here's where to find them & how to use...
What is genealogical numbering? It is actually a very important part of your research. Here's what it is, what it does, and how to use it in your family trees.
Have you ever considered using eBay to research your family history? Believe it or not, it's an excellent resource. Here's how to use it to your best advantage.
What is a genealogical abstract? Do you need to take one when you're researching? Here's an explanation of abstracts and when you should use one in genealogy.
Your family reunion should be about communion with family as well as family history. Here are 11 ways to incorporate genealogy research into your reunion.
Are you searching for the origins of some elusive female ancestors? Here are four tried and true research techniques for discovering your female family lines.
Cemetery records, particularly burial records, are invaluable genealogical resources for discovering unknown ancestors. Here's how to find and use them.
How do you know your genealogy research is accurate? Use these five tips to be as sure as you can be in the world of genealogy.
Do you have British ancestry? Are you not sure, but suspect you might? Here's how to find them, and how to research them in England once you find them here.
Finding out about your family’s history can be an exciting endeavor. Keeping track of all the information and placing it all into some kind of organized fashion however, can be quite a task. There...
Do you need help in completing all of your personal family history research? Are you curious about how a professional genealogical researcher makes a living? Do you want to understand the...
Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising’s best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to...
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...
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...