Week 6: Surprise

February 4, 2019 Rebekah 0

Have you ever run across a hint from an online database and immediately discounted it? “My ancestor was never THERE!” you cry. And then you realize that all the names — unusual names even — match. You look at the record, and see that names, dates, places, all match. Huh??

Week 5: At The Library

January 29, 2019 Rebekah 0

I do remember “life before Ancestry”. When RootsWeb was the latest and greatest and bulletin boards were hopping with obituary lookup requests.

Week 4: I’d Like To Meet

January 22, 2019 Rebekah 0

I have a lot of interesting ancestors. Not famous ones, but some of the stories I’ve discovered make me wish I could go back in time and have a heart-to-heart conversation with them

Week 3: Unusual Names

January 15, 2019 Rebekah 0

But I think the most unusual name in my tree is actually my great-aunt. Especially since I’ve never figured out where the name came from.

Week 2: Challenge

January 8, 2019 Rebekah 0

For this entry, I want to share about a challenge I’m experiencing in my research and what steps I can take to resolve it.

Week 1: First

January 1, 2019 Rebekah 0

I thought I’d share about a special treasure in my family that first sparked my interest in genealogy.

Checklist of Genealogy Research Sources PLUS Free PDF!

Genealogy Sources Checklist

August 13, 2017 Rebekah 22

When researching an ancestor, it’s easy to remember to search the census and look for birth/marriage/death certificates. Sometimes, searching the big-name database companies will produce […]

7 Keys to Genealogy Research

7 Keys to Genealogy Research

May 1, 2017 Rebekah 0

Whether you are just starting out in genealogy research, or have been building family trees for years, these seven keys are crucial to your success