We're often told to "review our notes" when our genealogy research has stalled. But just digging out our old notes and reading them isn't always effective. Here are three things I've done when my research has stalled and needs a jumpstart.
Finding Italian ancestors is a lot easier when you know where in Italy they came from. Mary Tedesco, founder of Origins Italy and co-host of "Genealogy Roadshow," shared her favorite places to start to identify Italian roots.Continue Reading
Finding where a Civil War ancestor is buried is important to many genealogists. Whether he died in the war or years later, there are numerous sources we can use to find where he is buried.Continue Reading
Quick — where is the image that you downloaded of your great-grandfather's will? How about the photo of your grandmother that you scanned or the GEDCOM that your cousin sent to you? Organizing digital files is a necessary task, but it can also be frustrating.Continue Reading
Soon after I launched the first version of the "31 Days to Better Genealogy" email series, people started asking me if it was going to be a book. I'm pleased to announce that, yes, 31 Days to Better Genealogy is now a book.Continue Reading