An Interview with Kenyatta D. Berry

In episode #36, we had the pleasure of interviewing Kenyatta D. Berry about her new book, The Family Tree Toolkit, a Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy. Kenyatta was in Tampa for a few TV tapings and a visit to our local genealogical society and was gracious enough to spend some time with … Continue reading An Interview with Kenyatta D. Berry

WHAT TO DO WITH RESEARCH RESULTS

  Every genealogist loves the pursuit of evidence. We happily spend hours checking court records, walking a cemetery and reviewing source materials in a library, however not many genealogists enjoy the hours spent writing reports, cataloging documents, citing sources and storing that evidence. Let’s be honest, most of us have at least one pile of … Continue reading WHAT TO DO WITH RESEARCH RESULTS

Timelines

Timelines are an invaluable tool for genealogists and family historians. They help us solve problems and see what is missing in our research. There are quite a few webinars and blogs on timelines and how to create them so I am not going to do that here. I am going to share with you what … Continue reading Timelines

Down the Rabbit Hole and how a question was answered

This week I thought I would ask a question about someone in my SIL's tree. Remember the advice to stay focused? Well, I had a difficult time following my own advice to stay on track and stay focused on the question at hand. Step away from the research. After a brief break to refocus I … Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole and how a question was answered