Newspapers are some of the best resources for genealogists. In this episode we’ll talk about what is in them and where to find them. Many of them are free to search! The cool part about newspaper research is that it is so diversified providing a ton of information for yourContinue Reading

Extract Ancestors from City Directories

In this video learn how to extract ancestors from city directories using Ancestry into Excel. Here we demonstrate this family history strategy using Ancestry, but can be done from any online genealogy website that has city directories, such as MyHeritage too. This can also be done using Google Sheets insteadContinue Reading

Learn five tips that will make you a better genealogy researcher. These are some of the best family history strategies all in one presentation.  Plus we’ll answer your questions. There is a handout for this episode for Info Channel Members, Happy Dance level Patrons, and they are available at https://genealogytv.org/ Continue Reading

Learn why and how to set up two or more monitors to help with your genealogy research and family history workflow.  This is a Tiny Tip Clip from the original episode called Genealogy Workflow: Workspace, Organizing, Filing & Research Process.Continue 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

Social Security Death Index for Genealogy

Have you looked in the Social Security Death Index records for your ancestors? In this clip from a previous episode about the Social Security Death Index, a.k.a. as the SSDI, you’ll learn about this valuable set of records. We’ll also dig deeper into the Social Security Applications & Claims IndexContinue Reading