How to Research Passenger Lists

Learn about where to find Passenger Lists for your immigrant ancestors on Ancestry, FamilySearch, the National Archives, Ellis Island Foundation, and more. 📃 There is a HANDOUT for INFO ACCESS level Channel Members. Channel Members can find the handouts in the Community Tab on the YouTube channel. Once you areContinue Reading

How to track ancestors

Learn how to track ancestors FAN Club members (Friends, Associates, and Neighbors – a.k.a Cluster Research) to break down those brick walls and get unstuck. Researching the people who interacted with your ancestors often helps you confirm your records and ancestor connections. Tracking them is key to resolving family historyContinue Reading

Hidden Tools on FamilySearch.org

Genealogy enthusiasts should be aware of these hidden tools and benefits of researching your family history on FamilySearch. FamilySearch.org is one of the most important resources to a family history buff.  It is chocked full of clues, records, and information.  In this episode, I’ll show you how to maximize yourContinue Reading

Member Connect on Ancestry.com

Wouldn’t it be great to collaborate with other genealogists about the same ancestors you are researching? You can with Ancestry.com’s Member Connect. 📃 There is a handout for Information Access Channel Members. Channel Members can find the handouts in the Community Tab on the YouTube channel. Continue Reading

How to use the Card Catalog at Ancestry.com

This is the #1 way to search on Ancestry to get more results! It’s better than chasing hints. Learn five pro tricks to help you search the Ancestry Card Catalog.  Here we’ll talk about various filter techniques, using wildcards to improve your search, keyword searches, and category searching.  📃 ThereContinue Reading

Top Ten Videos on Genealogy TV in 2020

Happy New Year Everyone! Here are the top ten videos (by views) produced for Genealogy TV in 2020. 📼 #10 – How to Create a Floating Tree on Ancestry 📼 #9 – Marriage Records for Family History: Where to find them on Ancestry.com & FamilySearch.org 📼 #8 – AncestryDNA CousinContinue Reading