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 about
In this episode I’ll show you how to create a Research Notes Template that you can use over and over again for your family history research. Genealogy Research Notes are the most important document in your files when done correctly. Learn how to create great research notes. This template is
Vital Events and Records Right from the beginning of your genealogical journey, you’re going to want to start collecting documents surrounding vital events. These are typically birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. As mentioned before, start backwards. Look for an ancestor’s death certificate (or information) before seeking marriage and birth certificates.
This is my favorite video gear for shooting family events, interviews and reunions. Connie’s Favorite Gear for Interviewing Depending on the situation I will typically use the least amount of gear, but might grab any or all of these. Tripods Affordable Tripod Small tripod with cell phone grip Make sure
Here in Part two, we’re talking about how to record an interview with a family member. For information the questions you should ask, please see Interviewing Family, Part One – The Interview. To jump straight to my favorite video gear, go here. You’ll want to record your family interviews or perhaps