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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Totally free genealogy websites to help you find your UK ancestors in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Start finding your ancestors the frugal way! As a U.S. based genealogy researcher, I’m thrilled and ready to begin researching my UK ancestors – I have quite a lot of them! We actually joke that all genealogy roads lead to Virginia and all boats to England. ? Okay, that is over simplifying things a bit, but I do have a lot of UK ancestral lines. Can I find totally free genealogy websites focusing on UK records to get started? I’m familiar with many U.S. based free genealogy websites. After all, I am a…
Are you interested in tracing your family history but don't want to spend money on a subscription? Look no further than these 50+ free genealogy websites! From census records to historical newspapers, these sites offer a wealth of information for those looking to discover their roots. One great resource is FamilySearch, which boasts the largest collection of free genealogy records in the world. For those with Irish heritage, the National Archives of Ireland has a free online database of census records, while the Freedmen's Bureau Project offers access to historical records documenting the lives of formerly enslaved individuals and their families. These are just a few examples of the many…
July is completely focused on providing you with genealogy tips that are …..well,….”out of the box”. What is an “out of the box” genealogy resource? I’m so glad you asked! An “out of the box” genealogy resource is that record set or that strategy that goes beyond traditional research methods. So…. Every single day (yes, every day!) for the entire month, you will find a new genealogy tip right here. Let’s get started! DAY 1 – Become a Genealogy Volunteer! Have you considered volunteering for a local genealogical society, archives or local event? Your research time is limited. I understand that. But consider the benefits of volunteering your time… You…