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...

Interlinking Genealogy

One of the frustrating but funny things that can happen when building your family tree is when cousins get married. In the Enchanted Family there are many many cases of this within the Royal Family sections. And every time I find a new one I remember the song “I...

The English Census and How to Use It

The census is probably the most useful of all genealogical resources – but do you know how to use it properly? This article with give you a basic understanding of how the census works, so you can get the most out of the information you find there, and make...

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...