Why You Should Start Using Pinterest for Genealogy (and How to Do It)
From tracking down useful information, to organizing your research, to sharing it with your family and friends - Pinterest just might be the genealogy research tool you've been missing.
One of the oldest and best FREE online sources for various records related to genealogy research. I've been part of this project in the past and still contribute records. All of the content has been submitted by volunteers. Be sure to check out the Project Archives for additional records that may not be on the county pages.
Recording Family History: why organising research is important - Family Tree Resources
As you progress with your research, recording family history should become an integral part of your process, and you should choose a system that is easy for you, and others, to understand. There are many ways you can organise your genealogical research, such as using a filing system or computer program and making notes using
4 Events That Changed Our Ancestors' Lives Forever, and the Records They Left Behind
4 events that changed your ancestors lives forever and the records they left behind
Am I Native American? How to Find My Indian Ancestors - Native American Genealogy
Many people in the US and Canada have at least one Indian ancestral line in their family. Lots of people grew up hearing the family legend about a
It all started with a phone call. A phone call from my sibling. When I hung the phone up at the end of our conversation my son, who was four years old then, asked who I was talking to. When I told him with whom I had been talking to he looked confused and said,…
Cherokee Genealogy - All Things Cherokee
All Things Cherokee has helped thousands of families with their Cherokee genealogy research. We offer tons of free information as well as genealogy services to help you find answers to your genealogy questions.
Were Your Ancestors Indentured Servants? Here's How to Find Out
Do you believe that your ancestors could have been indentured servants? It is estimated that as many as two-thirds of the people who came to the American colonies between the 1630s and the Revolution were. This guide will help you find them.
Did Grandpa Work on the Railway? Railroad Records You’ll Want
Railroad records helped this woman FINALLY find the names of her grandfather's parents. Trisha has been searching for a while for the names of her grandfather's parents. We gave her several…
5 Uncommon Places to Find Your Ancestors' Missing Parents
Locating the names of parents is one of the most important jobs of any family historian and we all spend a great deal of time looking for records to do just that. But, as we all know, it's not always an easy task. Parents can be surprisingly elusive -- mysteriously missing from key documents. In addition, verifying that we have actually found the correct parents for an ancestor can be an even bigger challenge, especially if our ancestor had a common name.
Divorce Records in the States | FamilyTree.com
Divorce Records in the States | Genealogy, Ancestry, and Family Tree Research| Like any of the vital records a family historian needs, such as birth-marriage and death records, one that can also be important are any divorce records. Since it is a civil matter to be officially divorced from a spouse, there have been official governmental documents.