This year we are starting a challenge for ourselves and our followers. Ok, mostly for me so I can make some headway on my research in a timely fashion. The challenge is to answer a question a week or a month (depending on how much research it will take). My first question of the … Continue reading Ask and you shall recieve…maybe
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!
In our most recent podcast, we talk about research in the different regions of the United States. Some states we love and others not so much based on what is available online and at the local level. Here are a few places to use for your research in the different regions. New England has a … Continue reading Researching Coast to Coast
Summer is almost here and for most of us, it is the perfect time for a vacation and or travel. Why not include a little genealogy research while you are out and about? In our next lastest podcast, Amy and I will discuss how to plan and execute a research trip or in my case, how to … Continue reading Ready for a research trip?
This month's podcast is all about immigration and ship records. Where did our ancestors come from? How did they get here? Who did they travel with and what do the records tell us? We dive into where records are located, how to find them and what we can find about our ancestors in those records. … Continue reading Over the Ocean Blue
December is usually such a busy month with no time for genealogy research but both Amy and I find we are knee deep in research. We are squeezing it into any spare moment and coming up with some great finds thanks to fellow researchers and librarians across the country. I have been able to go … Continue reading Privacy Issues in Genealogy Research
Writing Your Genealogical Research Episode #19 It was a dark and stormy night when a rider all in black approached the house. That is a grabber eh? How do the stories of your ancestors begin? Most start out like this, Grace Curtiss was born on December 27, 1874, at 6am on a rainy day. (I … Continue reading
Genealogy Education Opportunities #17 Episode 17 is up! Furthering Your Genealogical Education- All the places you can go to learn more about Genealogy. Stay in your jammies at your computer and take a class or travel the country and take a course. There are so many options and so much to learn! San Sebastian Chardonnay and Cabernet … Continue reading
Episode 17 is up! Furthering Your Genealogical Education- All the places you can go to learn more about Genealogy. Stay in your jammies at your computer and take a class or travel the county and take a course. There are so many options and so much to learn! #17 Genealogy Education Opportunities Our wine choice for … Continue reading NGS Conference
It's April and we are four months into the year 2016. What have you learned so far this year that has helped further your genealogical research? Anything? Nothing? It's not too late. Never too late. Our latest podcast, episode #17, is about genealogical education. All the places both online and at a facility that you … Continue reading You’re never to old (or young) to learn!