“Who Do You Think You Are” can be not only entertaining and inspiring, but can also show you some good insights into genealogy research… if you look closely. Here’s one important lesson from the Billy Porter episode.
Newspapers are a gold mine of information for genealogy research. Facts, context, photographs — what more could you ask for? But if you’re stopping with the “regular” daily and weekly newspapers where your ancestor lived, you might be stopping too soon. Here are 3 other types of newspapers that every genealogist should know.
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
Black newspapers play a key role in African American genealogy research. Tim Pinnick shares his tips for using them (and why I think everyone should pay attention to them).Read More
Records of the Deaf are often rich in genealogical detail. The can uncover so many facts about the entire family, not just the person who was Deaf. If you have any Deaf ancestors or collateral relatives, you will want to check out these records.Read More