using old maps in genealogy

Using Old Maps

January 11, 2013 editor 0

Maps may not be the first place you think to look when doing genealogy research but they can be really helpful resources once you get […]

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The Complete Peerage

January 11, 2013 editor 0

My latest addition to my genealogy library of resources has been a CD copy of”The Complete Peerage”, compiled by G.E. Cokayne. It was originally a […]

American National Archvies for genealogy research

The National Archives

January 6, 2013 editor 0

When doing any genealogy research in the United States, you will undoubtedly end up finding some sources in the National Archives.  It’s one of the […]

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Lineage Societies

December 27, 2012 editor 0

Most genealogists will come across the term “lineage society” at some point in their research, and it can help to understand what they’re all about. […]

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Surname Meanings

December 26, 2012 editor 0

Having surnames or family names is a relatively new concept. In the days of our ancestors, people knew each other well enough that they were […]

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Slave Genealogy

December 26, 2012 editor 0

If you find that your genealogy research has taken you to discover African American ancestors who were once kept as slaves, you can find yourself […]

criminal records and genealogy

Criminal Records

December 26, 2012 editor 0

Everyone who studies genealogy is always on the look-out for that next notable person they discover in their family tree. Someone famous or even just […]

genealogy and the latter day saints

Latter Day Saints Genealogy

December 25, 2012 editor 0

If you have been doing online genealogy research for any length of time, you are surely stumbled across the various resources belonging to the Church […]