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Understanding Probate Records Review
“The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy” has a wealth of genealogical information. There were times when I would be researching wills & probate records, where I never really understood the entire value of the document because I was not educated in probate terms. Come learn more about probate.
United State's Wars
The U.S. has participated in wars since King Philip’s War in 1675. I was not familiar with this war, so I decided to see what other wars the United States fought in. I was especially interested in what documents these wars would have used, that my ancestors may have had to sign or be included in.
Unlocking the Vault Review
This is a review of the article “Unlocking the Vault: Conversion to Digital Records is Progressing” written by Brittany Karford.
Updates for FamilySearch Records
FamilySearch Records has been adding more records to its database. When you visit their website, a red star will be next to those newly added or updated records. Here are the latest US updates. Here are some records that have been either updated or being added in the United States:
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!
Use Vacations for Genealogy
Tips for incorporating Genealogy into your family vacation
USGenWeb needs YOUR help! Do you have extra time to volunteer in a genealogy related activity? The USGenWeb has posted the following: Volunteers Needed!
Using Dragon Speech Recognition for Genealogy
Dragon is the world’s best-selling speech recognition software. It turns your talk into text and can make virtually any computer task easier and faster. Come learn how it can be used in your family history research.
Using Family Search
Learn how to use a website that contains a lot of information, is well organized and has searching capabilities.
Using Newspapers for Genealogy
Once source for genealogy research, that is sometimes overlooked, is the newspapers. Most of us have looked there for birth, marriage and death notices, but the newspapers can offer much more.
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