Thanks for the Records: Online Genealogy

Thanks for the Records: Online Genealogy

It’s that time of year again, where people all over the United States pause to reflect on the people and things they’re grateful for. I’m always grateful for my family and friends, the roof over my head, the food on my table – all the things that shouldn’t be taken...Read more
Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Veterans Day is approaching, giving us an opportunity to honor our loved ones and ancestors that have fought and made sacrifices for our country and our freedom. One of the most important and meaningful things you can do to celebrate the contributions that veterans have made is to take the...Read more
MeyersGaz Update Gives German Researchers New Search Tool

MeyersGaz Update Gives German Researchers New Search Tool

Because officials kept records at the local level, German genealogists need to find a village of origin to move forward in research. So when the leading geographical dictionary went online in 2016 as MeyersGaz.org, German researchers rejoiced. And genealogists now have another reason to cheer: A recent MeyersGaz update allows users to...Read more
101 Best Free Genealogy Websites of 2017: Family Tree Magazine Podcast Episode 112

101 Best Free Genealogy Websites of 2017: Family Tree Magazine Podcast Episode 112

  This month’s podcast is sponsored by Genealogy Bargains! Listen to this Family Tree Magazine Podcast episode here:  Back to the episode list In This Episode News from the Blogosphere: Five Ways to Have the Best-Ever Virtual Genealogy Conference! Top Tips: How to get the most out of the Virtual Conference 101 Best...Read more
3 Helpful Charts About Genealogy Software and Online Trees

3 Helpful Charts About Genealogy Software and Online Trees

It doesn’t take too long for those of us who love genealogy to realize we need tools to keep track of our family trees—the names, dates, places, how people are related, sources of all that information, etc. etc. In addition to organizing information, such tools can help you find records...Read more