Learn how to use Excel for Genealogy. This episode shows how to use Excel and some tricks to using it for genealogy. Here I show how to edit, color, move, delete, insert cells, rows, columns and more. Learn different reasons to use Excel for family history, like outlining DNA matches,Continue Reading

Are you overwhelmed with your genealogy?  I got together with another professional genealogist, Amy Johnson Crow to discuss her suggestions for how to not get overwhelmed with your family history research. Watch this one all the way through, it gives you some real fuel for thought.Continue Reading

Pre-1850 Genealogy Strategies with Aimee Cross

Learn from professional genealogist Aimee Cross her strategies for researching pre-1850 ancestors. As you may know, census records prior to 1850 only show the head of household. So how do you research your genealogy before 1850 if they don’t show the family members?  Aimee has a 7 step process sheContinue Reading

You always want to search for the original record.  Believe it or not, Ancestry, FamilySearch, and MyHeritage do not have the original records. In this episode I’m going to show you how and why you should find the original records for your ancestral research.Continue Reading

Newspapers are some of the best resources for genealogists. In this episode we’ll talk about what is in them and where to find them. Many of them are free to search! The cool part about newspaper research is that it is so diversified providing a ton of information for yourContinue Reading