If you’ve had challenges finding your German ancestors, don’t despair. It can be difficult, due to a lack of nationwide records and a language that gets garbled on this side of the pond. German genealogy expert James Beidler shares his tips for narrowing down where to look. Read More
DNA is a powerful tool to use in our genealogy research. It can also feel incredibly overwhelming. I sat down with Blaine Bettinger, the Genetic Genealogist, for his tips on how to get started, what to keep in mind, and how to work through all of those matches that we have.Read More
Knocking down a brick wall genealogy problem takes a good strategy. I recently spoke with professional genealogist Kathleen Brandt for tips on how she helps her clients break down brick walls. Read More
Organizing. It’s a word that can strike fear into the heart of most genealogists. What do we do with all of that paper?! I recently sat down with professional organizer and genealogist Janine Adams for her suggestions on how to tackle all of those piles. Read More
Dating an old photo is key to correctly identifying the person in it. I sat down with Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, for her tips on where to get started when dating old photographs.