Genealogy Poor/County homes

3 Pins
 4w
Collection by
an old photo with the words, genealogy records of the poor on it
How To Research Your Destitute Ancestors - Yes, It's Possible
One of the common frustrations I hear from you, my readers, is the lack of records for your poor or destitute ancestors. Yes, our poor ancestors certainly present with some unique research challenges. Your poor ancestors very well may be found in county and federal records. We have to think outside of the genealogy box (again) and see what records we need to include in our search for these poor ancestors.
an old photo with the caption have you considered were your ancestors poor?
How To Research Your Destitute Ancestors - Yes, It's Possible
One of the common frustrations I hear from you, my readers, is the lack of records for your poor or destitute ancestors. Yes, our poor ancestors certainly present with some unique research challenges. Your poor ancestors very well may be found in county and federal records. We have to think outside of the genealogy box (again) and see what records we need to include in our search for these poor ancestors. #genealogy #ancestors
someone holding their wallet with the text 12 resources to get rich results about the lives of your poor ancestors
12 RIch Resources To Get Rich Results About The Lives Of Your Poor Ancestors
While it's easy to get excited to get caught up in the stories about well-known or rich ancestors that you find in your family history research, have you ever tried uncovering more about your poor ancestors? Their stories are just as – if not more – compelling than your wealthy ancestors. Intrigued? Read more and find 12 genealogy resources for researching your poor ancestors!