Oct 30, 2019
Do you know how to determine cousin relationships? It’s easier than you may imagine. All you have to do is remember to count generations from the most recent set of cousins in your family tree that match up in the same generation and count the generations to you (or anyone else in your family tree). Here is how to do...
Oct 23, 2019
Family Bibles are some of the most unique and valuable genealogical resources available. If your immediate family doesn’t have one, you might not understand just how important they can be to your research. Here is why they are such genealogical gems, and how to track one down that pertains to your family.
Oct 16, 2019
If you are at a genealogical brick wall, consider looking for distant relatives to help you break through it. Who are distant relatives, and what information might they have to benefit your research? How do you find them and contact them? Here is what you need to know.
Oct 9, 2019
Interviewing older family members is a basic part of beginning genealogy research. If you have access to these relatives, interviewing them for their unique take on the past and the ancestors who lived in it is so important. You don’t want those stories to be lost. However, some relatives may not want to talk, and...
Oct 2, 2019
Are your female ancestors a mystery? It’s not uncommon. While you may know the first name of a female ancestor, finding their maiden name and birth family can sometimes be a challenge. Here are some tips to get you past this incredibly common genealogical issue, and find your female ancestors at last.