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

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

Five Hidden Tools on Ancestry

Here are five hidden tools that are often overlooked on Ancestry.com. Improve your family history research by understanding all the research tools and records on Ancestry. In this episode, learn how to search private trees, tricks for the card catalog, searching All Hints, who saved your records, and a timelineContinue Reading

What is a Floating Tree on Ancestry.com

What is a floating tree? Why should you create a floating tree? In this episode I’ll show you how to create a floating tree on Ancestry and how it can help you with your family history research. A floating tree is simply an unlinked tree within your tree.  It’s primaryContinue Reading

2nd Anniversary: Top Ten Videos

NEW TODAY! Celebrate Genealogy TV’s 2nd Anniversary with the Top 10 Episodes & Tips from the Last Year PRIZES!  I’ll be giving away three awesome prizes! You don’t want to miss this one. Learn about the top ten tips from the top ten videos from the past year.  Also findContinue Reading

AncestryDNA Cousin Matches: Next Steps

Learn how to take the next steps when using AncestryDNA Cousin Matches. This episode picks up where the previous cousin match episode, from a few weeks ago, left off. Now take your DNA cousin matches to the next level in combination with traditional genealogical research. Here we use a realContinue Reading

AncestryDNA: Using Cousin Matches for Your Genealogical Research

Learn how to use AncestryDNA Shared Matches to Solve Genealogy Research Questions. This technique is good for any just about research question, but is especially beneficial for those trying to find a missing line in their tree, missing parents, or adoptees seeking their biological families, etc. The best use ofContinue Reading

Revolutionary War Records for Genealogical Research

In this video we’re continuing the conversation about the Revolutionary War Records available online for your genealogy research, where to find records online. This video features the DAR, American Revolution Institute, pension applications and rosters, Papers of the War Department 1784-1800, Revolutionary War Ancestors in the Carolina’s, Loyalists and Patriots,Continue Reading