Where our ancestors lived had a huge impact on their lives. Location affects crops, industry, laws, and countless other aspects of life. It also affects how we research those ancestors. Here are 5 things you need to know about where your ancestors lived.
If you've been doing genealogy for any length of time, you've probably heard the advice that you need to evaluate evidence, but what does that really mean? How does that fit into our genealogy research? Let's see what it really means to evaluate evidence.
Just because something is written down doesn't mean that it's right. We need to evaluate the information that we're looking at. Here are 5 questions you should ask when you're evaluating genealogy information.
As genealogists and family historians, we talk a lot about using sources. But I think that "source" is one of those words that of gets thrown around and we don't stop and think about what it really means. Let's take a look at understanding genealogy sources.