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

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When I first started out in genealogy, I wanted a genealogy records checklist. I guess I’m a checklist kind of person. So here I’ve created a list of types of records to look for when researching each ancestor. This is a “suggested” list of what to look for, not necessarilyContinue 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

Recently I had a GTV Academy member ask a question about how to organize multiple spouses with multiple kids with multiple names. I have created an Excel spreadsheet to help organize all of those ancestors, their marriages, and children by various spouses, in a timeline with dates and places… toContinue 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

Do you have mistakes in your tree? Are you thinking about giving up and starting your tree all over again?  Before you do, watch this video all the way through to avoid a time consuming mistake. Follow these step-by-step instructions to verify your family tree, instead of starting all overContinue Reading