Female Ancestors

Trouble tracing your female ancestors? Do not overlook them in those early pre-1850 census records.

How To Use Pre-1850 Census Records to Find Your Female Ancestors

Genealogy researchers can struggle to find female ancestors in pre-1850 census records.  We are familiar with  the US census records,  and they are often some of the first records we search when looking at a family line. In those early census records, we pay more attention to the male ancestors listed. We (you can read …

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Besides great recipes, did you know there is a wealth of genealogical information found in historical church and local cookbooks?

How to Use Vintage Cookbooks in Your Genealogy Research

  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 …

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