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You are getting started in the search for your ancestors and beginning to wonder, "Which genealogy resources do I need?" Well, that's why I'm here.
A large variety of genealogy resources ranging from general to specific are available to you. Resources might be one of the big genealogy databases. Or vital records found at the county government level. Or private collection papers. Or..... you get the idea.
Taking the time to learn what type of resources are available to you for your specific research project will make you a more efficient and successful researcher.
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Find out about 11 important genealogy record collections you might be missing in the archives!
Discover your Philadelphia ancestors and experience history in the virtual summer road trip through FindMyPast’s U.S. record collections! We are at our last stop 🚗on our Summer Road Trip through the U. S. records at FindMyPast! If you missed our stops in Cincinnati, New York and Baltimore, no problem. You can catch up here: Summer Road Trip! How To Discover Your Cincinnati Ancestors in FindMyPast Summer Road Trip: Searching for New York Ancestors Summer Road Trip: How to Discover Your Ancestors in Baltimore What’ been your favorite destination so far? Now on to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Let’s stretch our proverbial legs and learn how to discover your ancestors in Philadelphia, the…
Jen Baldwin of FindMyPast joined me recently to talk about researching ancestors in Catholic records. FindMyPast’s Catholic Heritage Archive is the go-to for researching your Catholic ancestors. If you are not familiar with these records at FindMyPast you are in for a treat! Let’s look at a few highlights, and then I recommend you sit back and watch the replay of our recent Facebook/Youtube Live located at the bottom of this post. Know Your History – History Dictates the Records! As genealogy researchers we know social history including the religious and political climate is important to the research process. Understanding the history of the Catholic church in the country where…