Where do you start with your family tree research and organizing a massive amount of family history? This is a great session from RootsTech – about an hour of very helpful information! Continue reading →
Great News! You decided to start working on your family tree! Now what!? Family tree research can be a bit overwhelming. If you inherited someone else’s work like I did with “BoB” you probably want to start but it’s a daunting task. I can say at first my head was swimming too!
Part 2 of the video tutorial series of starting a new family tree. This video covers the next steps in setting up a new tree and helps you explore the features you will use. This video is about 15 minutes. Continue reading →
What is RootsTech? It’s a genealogical and technology conference sponsored by FamilySearch International. It’s full of great information and tips and this year you can experience it for FREE online. Need help with anything in your family tree research? You can get help and tips here and many of your questions answered.
When is RootsTech? February 25-27, 2021 – ONLINE FOR FREE! Register now!
The Missouri Birth (1920 – 2015) & Death Index 1968 – 2015 are now available online for FREE! Thanks again to the hard fighting group at Reclaimtherecords.org you can access the Missouri Birth (1920 – 2015) & Death Index (1968-2015) online for Free. Visit the links below to start to research the index. Additional years … Continue reading →
Tracing African-American enslaved people in your family tree can be more difficult due to lack of records or knowing where to look for records. Here is a free book list of helpful resources from the Internet Archive.
I have all of my family tree library out of storage now after nearly 4 years! I can now provide research assistance for those researching the same family lines and locations. To view the resources available in my library you can go to the newly created page on this web site called “Research Assistance“. You … Continue reading →
I’m doing some research for a book I’m writing and have been going through the old Beatrice Daily Express papers of 1886. Did you know there was once 14,000 lbs of honey stored in 5 gallon tin cans in a cellar at 502 Court Street? Maybe you were unaware that Beatrice LOVED Oysters in the … Continue reading →
Great news everybody!!! We have a new found past time that is very popular these days. We are obsessed with our DNA!!!! Every one can play along and comment and critique as they desire with whatever they know or heard or read or think!! It’s an all inclusive participation activity! If you really want to … Continue reading →
The DNA testing continues! Thus far I have done the autosomal DNA testing through AncestryDNA for myself, my husband, my parents and my 91 year old grandmother. The results have been fascinating and interesting. As the family history researcher I love when the DNA confirms things in the tree. DNA doesn’t lie and helps to … Continue reading →