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...

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,...

When you are beginning to search

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,...

Copying Online Trees

Beginners to genealogy are often very excited to find family trees extending back several more generations from grandparents or great grandparents. Wow – there are names, approximate birth years, and more details. It immediately fills in your family line on one side of your family. Great – now you...

Another Grave Site, Another Stone, Another Ancestor

If you are fairly new to building your family tree, you may have begun to find that the information you thought was about your ancestor – isn’t. There were several with your ancestor’s name and similar dates, living in the same town and buried in the same cemetery. How...