Here’s a Family History Kick Start Guide. Work backwards, starting with yourself and work backwards to your parents, grandparents and so on with as much information as you know. Don’t skip to the next generation until you’ve documented everything you have on each person. Collect… Full names and nicknames, as much asContinue Reading

Hey Everyone, I recently discovered this video produced by UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Weekend” about what genealogists can find at the North Carolina State Archives, hosted by Julia Carpenter.  This story talks about what you can find in person, some of our state treasures, and what can be found online atContinue Reading

As you begin your quest for your ancestors, here are a few tips you should know from the start. Stay organized.  If you make an effort to stay organized from the start, years from now when you or others retrace your steps, keeping your files and notes organized can beContinue Reading