Get Help Finding Those Ancestors

Experienced genealogists are well aware of the naming patterns in Ireland and some other European countries. The first son after the paternal grandfather, the second son after the maternal grandfather, the third son after the father and the rest after uncles and the first daughter after the maternal grandmother,...

One Genealogical Record, One Document at a Time

As you search for yet one more record for one of your ancestors, and go on to another search, and another, it can be very exciting! But… what are you doing with all those documents, those copies, those photographs and maps? Here are four helpful guidelines to help you...

Family History Is an Exciting Subject!

Once you get going on your family history, you will find it a fascinating, exciting subject. Dig deeply for nuggets of information about every single member. Have fun with your family. I bet you all have read family histories that go like this: The Jones family lived all their...

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...