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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Genealogy research can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be time-consuming and expensive. If you're on a budget, don't despair! There are many free genealogy websites available that can help you research your family history.
Discovering your culinary heritage provides insight into your ancestors’ lives and ethnic background. Find out what your ancestors ate. Food is a big part of our culture and heritage. Food unites us, and foods bond us. We may gather around a table as a family or we simply prepare and eat foods tradionally made in our families. Either food has a unique way of uniting family and friends. Think about the most important events or periods in your life- celebrations, losses, travels, transitions. A lot of those memories involve food, right? The foods we cook and eat tell stories of who we are and where we’ve been. The foods we…
Death certificates in genealogy research are popular records to search. Discover the meaning behind seemingly random numbers on those death certificates. No doubt about it. Death certificates are one of the most sought after genealogical records. From a death certificate genealogy researchers can learn birth and death dates of an ancestors. We can find information on a spouse and/or the names of the deceased parents. (Admit it – Isn’t that what we are really after!) But….did you ever notice that number written on the death certificate somewhere around the cause of death? I’ve seen it on all of my ancestors’ death certificates, but frankly, ignored it. I just assumed it…
Finding an ancestor's marriage record can be quite challenging. Explore 3 reasons why you may not be finding that marriage record and where to look.