Following Clues Down Dusty Paths

Your Family Tree TIP: Every item may be filled with clues, details, misinformation, and straight-out lies! As you research further into your ancestors’ pasts, you will likely find fewer accurate details of individuals. However sometimes, there are likely to be very few documented details of their lives because they...

Free Websites For Beginners in Genealogy

There are so many websites now for genealogists of all levels of expertise and experience. But for the beginner, it can be rather confusing to wade through paid advertising cluttering up the landing page of a website, or to try to figure out how to search for the exact...

Genealogy & Gravestones – Why Was He Buried

Gravestones and cemeteries are extremely interesting areas of research for your family tree. There is much to discover from searching through a cemetery which contains several ancestors’ over time. Sometimes families had all family members interred at one specific cemetery, and deceased individuals from other towns/states were transported to...

Find Clues in Documents

When you are beginning to search for your ancestors and build your family tree, you may not be aware of all the possible clues there may be on any document you find. In order to be sure of your sources, to be certain of the relationships, on any document,...

Organize

Genealogy research and building your family tree is very exciting as you find evidence of your great, great grandparents and more! But all those pieces of paper, all those stories and notes – how can you keep them organized so you can find them? Here is a simple tip...