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Finding Death Information
There are many things we document when researching our ancestors. Death is one of the first things, (along with birth and marriage) that we try to solve on an individual.Come learn more on how to discover death information.
SC Department of Archives & History Review
The South Carolina Department of Archives & History is a must see website for those doing research in South Carolina. While some of the records are indexed with a short summary, there are some great online documents there as well. Come learn more!
Family Tree Builder 7.0 Released by MyHeritage.com
MyHeritage has just announced the release of their Family Tree Builder 7.0 - the latest version of the world’s most popular free genealogy software - which combines innovative technologies with easy-to-use features. It is packed with exciting new features and improvements. Come learn more!
Ancestry.com is one of the world’s largest genealogical databases. Over the last few years, new genealogical databases have been created, but Ancestry still leads in their field. They have Census , Obits, DNA and many other resources for us to use. Come learn more...
Genealogy researchers come in all levels of development. All of us are at different levels of genealogical comprehension.
Use Caution Merging Family Trees
Many times I have been asked if it is ok to merge your family tree with another person with the same family. They usually have so many more generations than we do; it would be nice to add so many generations to our tree. I have to caution you to think long & hard before you do this!
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Resources
Westmoreland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. It was founded on February 26, 1773, and was the first county in the colony of Pennsylvania, west of the Allegheny Mountains. Here are some links to help you if your ancestors are from this beautiful area of the United States.
Breaking Brickwall Tips in your Names
There are times when we are doing research that we find ourselves just hitting brick walls. But, as determined researchers we continue to try and solve the family mystery. Here are some examples of problems I encountered recently and how I solved them. Hopefully, it might help you as well.
Roots for Kids Review
I have heard from friends that their kids are getting interested in genealogy. But, once they have been bitten by the genealogy bug, we need to provide them with resources and instruction so they will learn the proper way to do their family history.
Genealogists spend a lot of their time trying to find vital records – births, marriages and deaths for our family members. While some of us seek out census records and certificates for these events, some of us are lucky to have all that information in the comfort of our own homes - the family bible!
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