old job titles in genealogy

Old Job Titles

April 23, 2013 editor 0

When you come across various types of occupations, such as on tax records, census pages or even on some death certificates, it can be confusing […]

Mayflower genealogy

Mayflower Genealogy

April 14, 2013 editor 0

The colonizing of the United States is the foundation point in history for the nation, and those who came over on the Mayflower are considered […]

double dating genealogy

Double Dating

March 4, 2013 editor 0

If you’ve been doing any genealogy research from the 1500s until the mid 1700s, particularly in any English or early American regions, you may have […]

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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 […]

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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 […]