Misinformation on Documents

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I was recently doing some research and discovered that one family member lied on his marriage license. When we are doing research, we must remember that the information is only as important as the person giving the information. At times … Continued

Meeting online family and friends

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Several months ago, I had a family member reach out to me upon discovering we had a DNA match.  We began to share information and sent multiple emails between ourselves. Life began to creep in and we went our separate … Continued

Genealogy Friday: What documentation do I need to join a genealogical society?

Last week, I discussed five reasons to join a genealogical society. However, it’s not as simple as just paying the dues and signing up for many lineage societies such as the DAR, Mayflower Society, Daughters/Sons of Union/Confederate Veterans, Jamestown Society, … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 5 Reasons to join a Genealogical society

There are many societies such as the DAR {Daughters of the American Revolution}, Mayflower Descendants, state societies, and numerous others societies and groups. So, why should I join a society? Learn new research tips—learn about various records and research tips … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 5 Things to Consider in Creating a New Holiday Custom

The holidays are upon us and the spirit of the season.  However, after the true reason for the season {the birth of Christ,} come the most important part of the season.  Spending time with family. Each family has their own … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Keeping the Memory Alive

Daddy died before my niece and nephews were born.  But, we try to take the time to tell the children about him. I was pleasantly surprised recently when one of my nephews referred to him and even recognized his picture, … Continued

Genealogy Friday: How Do I Find My Revolutionary Ancestors?

Our revolutionary ancestors are those that served in the American Revolution.  But, where can I find their records?   Fold 3—has the Revolutionary War Rolls {but many are missing} Ancestry.com—also has the Revolutionary War Rolls {1775-1783} DAR–The Daughters of the … Continued