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

A Hunting We Will Go, Cemetery Hunting that is

Follow my blog with Bloglovin (the above photo is not the cemetery in my story but how I imagine it too look if it had headstones) Looking for the cemetery in Forks of Coal, WV where my great grandfather Millard Stephens is buried has been a fascinating journey. It started when I asked the question … Continue reading A Hunting We Will Go, Cemetery Hunting that is

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

  Newspapers are a wonderful resource to use in your genealogical pursuits. They are filled with not only birth, marriage, and death notices but also social comings and goings as well as crimes committed. You might also find ads for your ancestors business or farm and agricultural reports. Our latest podcast, episode #26, goes into … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Read all about it!