Genealogy TV

Today we’re going to talk about how to extract US Census information from the 1940 and the 1950 U.S. census into Excel spreadsheets so that you can filter them quickly by surname to help find more family members.  In previous episodes, I had been using this little trick I createdContinue Reading

If I were starting my genealogy over again today, what and how would I do it.  Here are ten things I would do immediately, when starting my family tree.Continue Reading

Hard to Read Census: Solved

In this Tiny Tip Tuesday episode, I’m going to show you how to see hard-to-read census images.  This may solve issues with faint handwriting or poor microfilm images on Ancestry, FamilySearch or MyHeritage and others.  It’s a simple, yet powerful tip.Continue Reading

1870’s Marriage Certificate Found in Thrift Shop: The Whole Story

National media picked up this family history story about the 1870’s marriage certificate that was found in the back of a painting in a thrift shop. I’m the one who solved the mystery of this old marriage certificate. In this episode, I’m going to share with you the whole story,Continue Reading

Hidden Tools on FamilySearch.org

Genealogy enthusiasts should be aware of these hidden tools and benefits of researching your family history on FamilySearch. FamilySearch.org is one of the most important resources to a family history buff.  It is chocked full of clues, records, and information.  In this episode, I’ll show you how to maximize yourContinue Reading

Find More Genealogy Facts with the Trifecta Strategy Wall Buster

NEW! The Trifecta Strategy uses 3 to the Third Power to solve your brick walls.  It uses Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org and one other genealogy repository of your choice (like FindMyPast.com or MyHeritage.com). Breakdown those brick walls with this new strategy.  The Trifecta Strategy is designed to keep you focused on aContinue Reading