What do you do when you go down to the basement and discover a box filled with family papers that has been down there for years? How do you save those family papers and photos, as well as use them for genealogy? That’s the situation I found myself in a few weeks ago.
Marriage records are among the most common records that we look for in genealogy. But are you finding all of your ancestor’s marriage records? If you stop looking when you find the one at the courthouse, you might be missing out on some.Read More
What does “No man left behind” truly mean? For Megan Smolenyak, it means working to identify servicemembers from past conflicts, finding their families, and bringing them home in the process of military repatriation.Pin This!Read More
The census forms the foundation of much of our genealogy research. But there is a section of it that is often overlooked. Here is how to use mortality schedules to find even more about your ancestors.Read More
It’s easy to lose track of the articles and resources that you find online. There’s a solution for that: Pinterest. Here’s how you can keep track of what you find by using Pinterest for genealogy.Read More