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

Just how far back can you trace your family tree using atDNA cousin matches found on places like Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA, MyHeritage and 23andMe?  In this episode we’ll answer that question. Genealogy TV Playlists  http://www.Youtube.com/GenealogyTV/Playlist Your DNA Guide Courses with Diahan Southard (affiliate) https://www.YourDNAGuide.com/ref/6Continue Reading

Genealogy TV

RootsTech 2023 is going to be In-Person for the first time since the pandemic in Salt Lake City, UT from March 2-4th, 2023. I hope to see you there! Enter for a chance to win a 3 Day In-Person Pass to RootsTech 2023 here https://mailchi.mp/genealogytv.org/rootstech-2023-contest Contest ends midnight (eastern U.S.) Continue 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

There are lots of gems to find on eBay for Genealogy. In this video is an interview with Scott Fisher from the Extreme Genes podcast who has been finding all kinds of family history records and great finds on eBay. You can find family bibles, documents, letters, yearbooks, and manyContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

Today we’re going to talk about how to extract US Census information from the 1940 and the 1950 U.S. census into Excel spreadsheets so that you can filter them quickly by surname to help find more family members.  In previous episodes, I had been using this little trick I createdContinue Reading