Genealogy Research in the USA

If your ancestors have been living in the USA for several generations, they will have provided many different sources or documents about them, over their lifetimes. Whether they lived in a big city or a farm by a very small village, there are a variety of records that can...

As you search for information

As you search for information on your ancestors and build up your family tree, you will soon find that you are using a few basic sources. However, to truly get an understanding of your ancestor’s life and the context of that life, you will need to dig further into...

Are you beginning your genealogy search

Are you beginning your genealogy search for your ancestors? It is tempting to dive in and start adding grandparents and greatgrandparents names and children into a brand new software program. However, before you get too far into your ancestor lines, you need to know a few basics to help...

Have you realized that you need to

Have you realized that you need to have some organization techniques to manage your ancestors? Your family tree can become confusing and/or your research strategies become random, rather than focused, when you do not have some kind of Master List. Here is how to use a 4 or 5-generation-chart...

As you begin to develop your family tree

As you begin to develop your family tree you likely have a family tree software program to help guide you to input information on each individual ancestor. Names. Birth Dates. Marriage Dates. Etc. There are many family tree programs available, some free, some inexpensive, some quite expensive. They all...