Genealogy TV

Finding proof of your lineage can be a challenge at times. In a criminal court of law, you need to prove someone’s guilt “beyond a shadow of a doubt.” Similarly in genealogy, we need to have evidence that after “reasonably exhaustive research,” the evidence points to a solid conclusion. InContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

How do you connect a Floating tree to your main tree on Ancestry.com? (A viewer asked). In this episode, I’ll demonstrate how to use floating trees, branches, or floating ancestors which can be a huge advantage when researching your family history.  This genealogy tutorial answers the questions… What is aContinue Reading

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In the last episode we created a checklist of places to look for records to help you formulate a genealogy research plan.  In this episode we’ll talk about where to find some of those records.Continue Reading

Genealogy TV

Here is a 12 step process, a checklist, you can follow for each ancestor you are researching in a methodical order. This will help ensure you have looked everywhere you can and properly documented your process as you go.Continue Reading

Genealogy TV

In this 300th Episode we’re celebrating with a contest and learning about how you can find other records to substitute what was lost in the 1890 U.S. Census. Enter to win a free subscription to Ancestry.com and the Genealogy TV Academy. HOW TO ENTER and RULES FOR THE 300th EpisodeContinue Reading

Floating Trees How and Why

Learn how and why you should use the Floating Trees on Ancestry.com. This is one of the best genealogy strategies. It will help you further your family history research with this powerful trick to help connect your FAN Club (Friends Associates and Neighbors) along with other suspected family members, DNAContinue Reading

GTV Extract Census - Ancestry and Excel

Learn how to use MS Excel to extract your ancestors in the U.S. Census to help find other family members living around your target ancestor. Even if you have never used Excel before, this is a step-by-step guide to how to import census data into Excel so you can filterContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

Learn how to fix the facts in the Ancestry.com ancestor profile.  Learn why you can’t edit some of the items seen in the facts column and how to fix them.  Learn how the facts filters work and how to edit and remove duplicated facts, merge or remove sources attached toContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

Learn how to build your family tree for free on Ancestry.com. I’m going to show you how I built a family history tree back to the 1700’s, without spending a dime. No credit card required. No kidding. In this episode, I’ll show you step by step how to create aContinue Reading