It is Tuesday once again and time for another genealogy tip. Today I am talking about those photo albums you family gave to you when you began researching you family.
What are your quick tips for identifying old photographs?
New and updated North Carolina digital records are frequently being added. If you are researching your NC ancestors, be sure and explore these recently added online resources. You never know what you might find.
Birth Certificates were not required in North Carolina until 1913. Many rural areas were slow to be compliant with this new requirement, but by 1920, consistency was found among the counties.
If you research your ancestors in North Carolina, you will want to put these North Carolina Genealogy events on your calendar!
Cousin relationships confuse me. Brent is my first cousin. Brenda is my first cousin once removed. Judith is my second cousin once removed. Laura is my third cousin.
Just what is a removed cousin? I usually keep it simple and just call them all cousins! Much easier. Continue reading
Will you be celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends tomorrow? Will you be attending any firework displays? Eating really yummy food? Holidays are a great time to talk to your older family members about their memories of the holidays past. The fourth of July is no exception. Continue reading
Old letters and postcards written in my ancestor’s handwriting are enough to keep this genealogist happy for a very long time!
Transcribing my my great grandmother’s correspondence has is an ongoing goal of mine. Continue reading
I spent time over a cup of chai tea last week getting to know a “new” cousin. Meet Judith, my second cousin once removed. (At least that is how the cousin chart defines us. I’ll just stick with cousin!)