Breaking Brick Walls How many times have you asked yourself, “What the heck could have happened to Great Grandma Margaret?” Have you ever stopped to think about what was going on in the world at that time? I don’t know
Family Research Journey Let’s face it when we first started researching our family, our ancestors it became a true journey. A journey into the past, learning more about them, their lives and those around them. There are three books that
Jackpot of Clues It appeared as a standard photograph of a home with no clues behind the photo. Yet after some closer observation I noticed a tear. Therefore, as any curious individual or better yet researcher would do. I carefully
Researching Pennsylvania In researching your family history have you found any ancestors in Pennsylvania? While attending the 2017 FGS conference I spoke with members of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania. The society offers a large amount of resources to aid
Cause of Death Code There have been numerous times while reviewing death certificates the cause of death is illegible. Have you ever wondered what that handwritten number meant in the “cause of death section”? Actually, that code can be the
Quick Tip I believe some of you might find this tip very useful, quick and easy. Whether your researching at your local library, archives or even going through your own collection. This tip can be used, there is only one
Leaning More Barbara and John Wanting to learn more about our family and ancestors is something many of us understand. Both Barbara and John joined me at the Corbit Calloway Memorial Library in Odessa, Delaware. Weeks earlier Barbara had entered
The Family History Hound A really big thank you goes out to “The Family History Hound“ & “Shop the Hound“ for sponsoring tonight’s episode. Ellen Thompson-Jennings from Canada is the owner and also known as the Genealogical Innovator. As the
JustAJoy This isn’t the first time you have heard me mention JustAJoy. I know some of you who have been to my presentations have heard me talk about it. I first met Joy while at the NGS conference in St.
Fun and Useful Can you say Zig Pen? This is just one of the many useful products from Fun Stuff for Genealogist. If you’ve attend a genealogy or society conference then you’ve probably run into Bev and Lew her husband.