How to Trace Your Family Tree for Free
Ask your relatives, visit your local library and search free online databases to uncover the information you need to trace your family tree.
Totally Free Family History Sites
Can you really research your ancestry for free? Yes you can! Most seasoned genealogists know that there are an ever growing number of free family history
5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Your Family Heirlooms - The Family Curator
5 Things To Do Right Now to Save Your Family Heirlooms #Heirlooms #Genealogy #Preservation
Don't Confuse Two People With The Same Name in Genealogy
Having trouble sorting out two ancestors with the same name in your family tree? Or even two unrelated people with the same name but who have similar personal details? It can't get pretty confusing and lead to research mix-ups, brick walls and wasted time. Find out how to deal with this common problem in genealogy research and keep adding new - and acccurate - details about your ancestry to your family tree! #genealogy
Looking For a "Missing" Ancestor?
Do you have that one ancestor, perhaps two, who just seems to be a ghost? Does it seem as though they lived without a trace? Here's how to find them.
ICD Codes on Death Certificates Can Tell You How Your Ancestors Died
The secret codes on death certificates that can reveal how your ancestors died. Use this hidden genealogy research tool to grow the details in your family tree. #genealogy
Using the 1890 Civil War Veterans Census
The 1890 Civil War Veterans Census is a "must" when researching your Civil War ancestor. Learn about which schedules exist and where to find them.
Looking for Ancestor Naturalization Records?
Are you looking for Naturalization records for an ancestor? Those records can provide so many clues and so much information on an ancestor - such as place of birth, name of ship they arrived on, date of birth and more. That's where my NaturalizationRecords.com website can help you! Naturalization Certificate for Robert Taylor I spent all of last week updating and adding links to online Naturalization records, Passport records and Oaths of Allegiance for USA and Canada. I also added a section…
Search the Final Rolls 1898-1914 | Access Genealogy
The Dawes Roll (Final Rolls) is a list of those members of the Five Civilized Tribes who removed to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) during the 1800's and were living there during the above dates. If your ancestor was not living in Indian Territory during 1898-1914 they will not be listed on the Dawes Roll! Only those Indians who RECEIVED LAND under the provisions of the Dawes Act are listed. It also lists those Freedmen who received land allotments as provided for in the Dawes Act. These pages…
Here's One of the Most Important Genealogy Research Tricks You’ll Ever Learn
One of the most important things you'll learn as a family history researcher is how to use individual record collections in your research. This article explains where to find the online catalogs of the largest genealogy research sites and how to use them - including Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch.
Tracking Down Your Native American Roots -
According to the 2000 census, the number of people who identified themselves solely as Indian and Alaska Native grew by[...]
Family History Fanatics | Genealogy Education
How can you find family photos of your ancestors if your family members never saved any? Lisa Lisson shares some great tips you can use today.
Research Offline Genealogy Records - Even If You Cannot Travel! | Are You My Cousin?
You have heard it before - Not all (actually, MOST) genealogy records are not online. Unfortunately, those records seem to be where I am not.Traveling to multiple repositories is time consuming and expensive.So, how do we as genealogists access those much needed records?