If you have a habit of looking at a genealogy source, pulling out the fact that you were looking for, and then moving on, you might be leaving a lot behind. Here’s how to pull all of the clues from the genealogy sources you’re using.
There’s a problem with finding female ancestors. With name changes and a lack of records, it can be challenging to trace the female half of the family tree. Here are 3 practical strategies for finding more about our female ancestors.
Modern genealogy can conjure up thoughts of DNA and social media. But the field of genealogy is expanding and changing in other ways. In this interview, Kenyatta D. Berry, host of PBS’ Genealogy Roadshow, gives her perspective on where family history is today and where it is going.
Church records can fill in the gaps caused by non-existent vital records. Even when we do have civil vital records, church records often contain different pieces of information. They can be invaluable to our genealogy research. But to get into these records, it helps to know what church your ancestor attended. Here’s how you can…
It’s easy to focus on the searches and the results when we’re using Ancestry. However, there are some features of the site that you might be overlooking — features that can make your research more productive. Make your searching more effective with these 5 features.