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

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

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

In this 300th Episode we’re celebrating with a contest and learning about how you can find other records to substitute what was lost in the 1890 U.S. Census. Enter to win a free subscription to Ancestry.com and the Genealogy TV Academy. HOW TO ENTER and RULES FOR THE 300th EpisodeContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

AncestryDNA® has come out with another DNA update where they are dividing our DNA cousin matches by our parents’ sides of the family.  This is another step forward in genetic genealogy at Ancestry. With no effort at all, we can now see your DNA cousin matches divided by the paternal andContinue Reading

Floating Trees How and Why

Learn how and why you should use the Floating Trees on Ancestry.com. This is one of the best genealogy strategies. It will help you further your family history research with this powerful trick to help connect your FAN Club (Friends Associates and Neighbors) along with other suspected family members, DNAContinue Reading

GTV Extract Census - Ancestry and Excel

Learn how to use MS Excel to extract your ancestors in the U.S. Census to help find other family members living around your target ancestor. Even if you have never used Excel before, this is a step-by-step guide to how to import census data into Excel so you can filterContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

Learn how to fix the facts in the Ancestry.com ancestor profile.  Learn why you can’t edit some of the items seen in the facts column and how to fix them.  Learn how the facts filters work and how to edit and remove duplicated facts, merge or remove sources attached toContinue Reading