Where Do I File Records For Female Ancestors? Filing genealogy records for female ancestors can be tricky. They typically exist by two surnames: the maiden name and the married name. Sometimes they had more than one married name.
Find female ancestors in vintage cookbooks! Expand your genealogy research by exploring heritage cookbooks for evidence of your ancestors. Society and church cookbooks have been around for years. We all have them. You know the ones…the little paperback cookbook sitting on your bookshelf. Local women’s societies or women’s church group would donate recipes that would be put into a book. The cookbooks were often fundraisers for a local charity. How to Use Vintage Cookbooks in Your Genealogy Research Besides great recipes, did you know there is a wealth of genealogical information found in these cookbooks? Let’s take a closer look. 1. Find Your Ancestor in Time and Place. Each…