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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!
Lineage Societies have been around for many years. There are some people that do not personally do genealogy, but apply for the different lineage societies they qualify for with the help of a professional genealogist. Come learn more.
Goals are something that most of us try to do, usually at the beginning of a new year. While our goals may be something we do for our jobs, family or education, we should also consider writing separate genealogy goals. Come learn more...
Revisiting Family Lines
I have revisited some family lines that had me hitting the “brick wall”. With so many new databases being released & new websites available, I was hopeful something I missed before would help me in furthering my research.Here are examples of recent discoveries I have found.
Many of us are on the go and take our iPhones and iPads with us. There are some great apps you can download to take your family history with you. There are many apps available now, some free and some for a fee. Here are some I found, in no particular order, that you might like to try out.
Most genealogists realize early on the importance of networking with others. This networking community of family researchers offers the following benefit. Come learn more...
Worth of a Penny
A penny, brown & shiny-we often find lying on the street. Some of us will find it not worth our time to pick it up, but others will bend over backwards to gather up the coin. We read an article in the paper & only glance at a paragraph, but the article may mean something different. Come learn more.
Genealogy using the Census is one way I do research. I love to trace the migration patterns of my ancestors and those I research.
Legal Genealogist Review
The Legal Genealogist is a wonderful resource written by Judy G. Russell. Come learn more about this wonderful informative blog that educates us on genealogy and the law.
The Orphan Train Kids
In the mid 1800’s there was a problem that was getting continually worse in the large cities such as New York and Chicago, among others. Many children were living on the streets, some of them just young kids with nowhere to live, sleep or eat. These kids eventually became known as Orphan Train Kids.
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