The big 4 of the genealogy industry include Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage. This piece analyzes the strengths and limitations of Ancestry.
Helpful tips for adding metadata to your digital photos.
There are dozens of online resources to use as you explore your Mexican heritage.
There is a science to using Google for genealogy. Lisa Louise Cooke offers the secrets here.
Sometimes the most meaningful gifts are those that come from the heart, and what better way to make a gift meaningful than by incorporating some family history into it?
Learn why women are sometimes referred to as the “hidden members of the family.”
Diahan Southard’s mother was adopted. Through the use of DNA testing and genetic genealogy research she was able to uncover the story surrounding her birth and adoption, and has since connected with relatives and half siblings she didn’t know she had.
When reaching out to biological relatives for the first time, kindness and compassion are key.
So you’ve hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Perhaps you feel like you’ve searched every record and uncovered every document, and there’s still a missing link. Maybe that missing 1890 census is throwing a wrench in your research. Whatever the case may be, brick walls can leave each of us with feelings of frustration and confusion.