Learn how to search Private Trees for your ancestors on Ancestry.com. Yes you can… search private trees for your ancestors and I will show you how. This is a “Tiny Tip Clip” from the original episode called “Hidden Tools on Ancestry.”  Continue Reading

Social Security Death Index for Genealogy

Have you looked in the Social Security Death Index records for your ancestors? In this clip from a previous episode about the Social Security Death Index, a.k.a. as the SSDI, you’ll learn about this valuable set of records. We’ll also dig deeper into the Social Security Applications & Claims IndexContinue Reading

Learn how to FIND MORE ANCESTORS! In this episode Connie shows her techniques to filter U.S. Census records by surname using Google Sheets and Ancestry. This is one of her best Brick Wall Buster strategies. This also works on FamilySearch, MyHeritage, and online genealogy services. This works on just aboutContinue Reading

Learn about copyright laws, where to find court records, adoption records of the past and present… and evidence of marriage. All of this and more for our genealogy research with today’s guest, Judy Russell, a.k.a. The Legal Genealogist.  She is a wealth of information.  Judy Russell helps us understand theContinue Reading

I took the top ten genealogy research tips (using Ancestry and FamilySearch) that Genealogy TV viewers watched the most and compiled them into two episodes.  Think of it as the “Best of Genealogy TV” videos and tips for family history.  This is Part 2 of this two part series.  HereContinue Reading

I took the top ten genealogy research tips that Genealogy TV viewers watched the most and compiled them into two episodes.  Think of it as “Best of…” videos.  This is Part 1 of this two part series.  In part one we’ll see clips about how to find private trees onContinue Reading

Learn how to take old audio cassettes and transfer them to digital computer files so you can preserve family audio cassettes.  These old cassettes won’t last forever, but digital files will. In this video I show you how simple it is to transfer audio files with an easy to useContinue Reading

In this live show, now available for replay, we’re talking about why you might not be getting responses to your messages through family tree services like Ancestry, FamilySearch, MyHeritage, FindMyPast, WikiTree, family history forums, and others… and how you can improve your odds. Then we’re talking about what to doContinue Reading

Wills, probate and estate records can be the best family history records you ever find. Additionally, understanding your female ancestors rights with regard to land ownership, dower rights, and their place in society at the time, can help you know how to find women in the records to help withContinue Reading