Category Archives: research

Family Tree for Beginners: “Dummies” if you prefer…7 Free books to help you get started

Great News! You decided to start working on your family tree! Now what!? Family tree research can be a bit overwhelming. Continue reading

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From Mountains to Megabytes: Organizing and Archiving Your Stuff: Pictures and Stories RootsTech Session 2019

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

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Tracing African-American Enslaved Peoples & Families: 10 Free books to get you started

Tracing African-American enslaved people in your family tree can be more difficult at times. Here is a Free book list of helpful resources from the Internet Archive. Continue reading

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Starting an Ancestry Family Tree – Part 2 – Exploring Features

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

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A Great Family Tree Chart! Under $15

A Great Family Tree Chart for under $15! Continue reading

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My books are back…Research Assistance now Available!

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 … Continue reading

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