7 Ways Visiting a Museum Can Benefit Your Genealogy Research

Recently I took a group of residents in my day job to the Historical Museum in our city.  Having only lived here for a year, there is a lot I don’t know about the city. However, I realized how helpful … Continued

Sharing old Photos

Recently I stumbled across a family sifting through old photographs. Observing this family, I observed several things: There were smiles on all of their faces The lines of communication were open I heard ”I remember…” Memories were shared Photos were … Continued

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

Birth Certificates Are Now Available to the Public

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Death certificates have been available to the public for years.  This is because most states begin to release these to the public anywhere from 25-50 years after the death {depending on the state}. However, birth certificates have not been available … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 7 Items of Interest in Probate Records

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I just spent half a day combing through probate records in a neighboring town. Probate records can be a great resource for information on your ancestor and his/her life. So what can you find in probate records? Marriage Records—marriage records … Continued