10 Reasons to Attend Genealogy Conferences

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This past summer I had the opportunity to attend a large genealogy conference in my area. I have attended many genealogy conferences, but this was one of the better’s ones I have attended. There was something here for everyone whether … Continued

How Do I Check Past Weather Reports?

Last week, I shared the idea from another genealogy research to check the weather for specific, special dates. But how do I check the weather? Farmer’s Almanac {Online goes back to 1945, so if you need before then check local … Continued

Don’t Always Believe What You See

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When we look at census records or other primary sources, it can be very easy to become confused. There are occasions when things are not always what they seem. For instance, we look at a census records that provides a … Continued

My illegitimate ancestors

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I have several ancestors who were born out of wedlock. Through research and documents we have a hypothesis for one ancestor and DNA has proven the familial connection for the other. Neither one has provided a complete smoking gun to … Continued

5 Examples of Random Acts of Genealogy Kindness

RAOGK or Random Acts of Genealogy Kindness is very important in helping to break through brick walls.  Working together as a community we can often break through these obstacles. So I wanted to share some examples of RAOGK that I … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Interviews Can Lead to More Information in Family History

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Now that you’ve written out everything you know and gone through your pictures, interview older family members to begin piecing together the missing pieces.  Make a list of questions to ask and allow these older members to help you fill … Continued