Category - Research Tips

Genealogical Adventures in Town Halls

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.

How to Read Old Handwriting: A Primer

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...

Tips for Researching British Ancestors

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.

Becoming an Accredited Genealogist

  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...

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...