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

Take a deeper dive into Y-DNA with genetic genealogist Diahan Southard. She has made it her life’s mission to be the expert in understanding how DNA can help us with our family history research. Diahan really knows her stuff, you won’t want to miss this one. In this episode, DiahanContinue Reading

This episode is an interview with Crista Cowan of Ancestry.com. She is answering your questions about the 1950 Census, the new scanning feature on the mobile app, AncestryDNA’s ThruLines®, Ancestry Ethnicity Estimates and the new SideView® technology, how to print your family tree on Ancestry, the new handwriting recognition technology,Continue Reading

What is a floating tree? Why should you create a floating tree? This is an excellent strategy for genealogy research to find other ancestors within your ancestors clan. This is a Tiny Tip Clip from a previous episode listed below. In this episode I’ll show you how to create aContinue Reading

Learn how to search Private Trees for your ancestors on Ancestry.com. Yes you can… search private trees for your ancestors and I will show you how. This is a “Tiny Tip Clip” from the original episode called “Hidden Tools on Ancestry.”  Continue Reading

1870’s Marriage Certificate Found in Thrift Shop: The Whole Story

National media picked up this family history story about the 1870’s marriage certificate that was found in the back of a painting in a thrift shop. I’m the one who solved the mystery of this old marriage certificate. In this episode, I’m going to share with you the whole story,Continue Reading