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 history
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.
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. 📃 There
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 timeline
In this video we’re talking about online digital books and publications (most available for free genealogy research) at the Internet Archive, Google Books, HathiTrust, JSTOR, and the Wayback Machine. These locations might just have your ancestors in them and here’s where you can find them in archives and libraries online.