Are you wondering where your ancestors lived before they came to America? We need know our immigrating ancestor on this side of the ocean first. Their lives in America often provide the answers you seek.
You have heard it before - Not all (actually, MOST) genealogy records are not online. Unfortunately, those records seem to be where I am not. Traveling to multiple repositories is time consuming and expensive. So, how do we as genealogists access those mu
"How do I find my ancestor's death date?" is one of the most common questions I hear. Death Certificates are a fairly modern occurrence, but most of our ancestors did not live in a time period when death certificates were generated.
You Suspect Your Ancestor Changed His Name - Now What
Ancestors DID change their names sometimes. Whatever the reason, changing one's name from the early back was really quite simple. One just started using their new name of choice. But what can you as a genealogy researcher do?