Searching for a business in past records

Recently, I was visiting with a friend who owns a well-established music store.  However, she was excited by a find she’d made earlier in the day.  She discovered a piece of music stamped with a music store in that area … Continued

Genealogy Friday: New Records Constantly Appear

I’ve been sharing my struggle with breaking through a brick wall. I finally found enough circumstantial evidence to prove who he was, but I had no definitive proof. Not living in the area, I’d not been to check the records … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Creating a Timeline for a Major Event

I’ve shared in the past about creating a timeline and mapping ancestors.  But, what if you need to go a step further? What if you’re like me and need to figure out when a specific event occurred? Below is a … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Search Ethnic Cluster Groups

Often when people emigrated from another country, they would join family that had already come to the new country. Many of these ethnic groups lived in clusters.  We’ve all heard of Chinatown.  This is a popular tourists attraction now, but … Continued