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VIP Genealogy Intensive Day

Uh oh! You lost your ancestor’s trail. You hit that genealogical brick wall. You’re wondering if you have missed something in the search for your ancestor, and you are not sure what to do next. In the back of your mind, you are wondering if you have done everything possible to find your ancestor.

Is this the end of the line?! There is still more to your story and family history clues to explore.

Wouldn’t it be great to spend the day with a professional genealogist? Get another set of eyes on your research? It’s time for a 1-on-1 VIP Genealogy Intensive Day!

Masterclasses

How To Find An Ancestor's Marriage Records

In this newest masterclass, learn how to perform a complete search for your ancestor’s elusive marriage records so that you can confidently fill out your family tree, complete that lineage society application or more completely tell your ancestor’s story!

Finding An Ancestor’s Date of Death

In this masterclass, you will learn how to perform a complete search for that elusive date of death so that you can confidently fill out your family tree, complete that lineage society application or more completely tell your ancestor’s story!

How To Search For Your Ancestor's Date of Birth

In this masterclass, you will learn genealogy research strategies to conduct a thorough search for your ancestor’s elusive date of birth so that you can confidently grow your family tree, more completely tell your ancestor’s story, or complete that lineage society application.

“Out of the Box” Genealogy Tools for Research

In this masterclass, learn how to perform searches and navigate ArchiveGrid, PERSI, WorldCat and (bonus!) Google Books to confidently move forward in your ancestor search. Save hours of research time and frustration and sharpen your genealogy research skills by adding these “non-genealogy” sites to your genealogy research plan.

Who Is In That Old Family Photo?

Do you stare at the faces in those old family photos and wonder… Who is this? Are we related? In this masterclass, learn the process of analyzing your old family photo and identifying the people in those photographs, so that you can put a name to an ancestor’s face.

Featured E-Course

Finding Female Ancestors

In this 6 module self-paced comprehensive e-course, learn the genealogical strategies and resources (and where to find those needed resources) to trace your female ancestors. Take advantage of video instruction, handouts, and worksheets to find those elusive women in your family tree.

Books

My Life Story So Far - A Grandfather's Journal

Grandfathers have important stories to tell. Let’s encourage them to reflect and write about everything that has shaped them and made them who they are today. Perfect for the grandfather or grandfather-to-be.

My Life Story So Far - A Grandmother's Journal

Grandmothers have important stories to tell. Let’s encourage them to reflect and write about everything that has shaped them and made them who they are today. It’s perfect for grandmothers and grandmothers-to-be!

Free Resources

7 Steps To Your Cemetery Research

Your step by step guide to cemetery research the next time you research your ancestor’s place of burial. Do not miss out on clues the cemetery reveals about your ancestors.

9 Places to Look for Female Ancestors

Stuck trying to find a female ancestor? Wondering where to look next? Include these 9 types of genealogy records in your search for the women in your family tree.

The Big Genie List

Researching your ancestors is supposed to be fun and rewarding. Easy? Well, not so much at times. If only you had a handy genealogy toolbox. The Big Genie List is that toolbox full of my favorite genealogy resources, databases and educational opportunities to guide and assist you in the search for your ancestors.

5 Things You CAN Do If You Cannot Find Your Ancestors in Census Records

Can’t find your ancestor in the census record(s)? Did the census taker miss them? Try one (or all 5!) of these research strategies to locate your ancestors in the census records.