In this episode I’m answering your genealogy questions about the 1950 Census “not at home” line, several questions about the new AncestryDNA SideView feature (were they are showing your DNA ethnicity results split by Parent 1 and Parent 2), and some good genealogy research tips shared by viewers of GenealogyContinue Reading

Pre-1850 Genealogy Strategies with Aimee Cross

Learn from professional genealogist Aimee Cross her strategies for researching pre-1850 ancestors. As you may know, census records prior to 1850 only show the head of household. So how do you research your genealogy before 1850 if they don’t show the family members?  Aimee has a 7 step process sheContinue Reading

You always want to search for the original record.  Believe it or not, Ancestry, FamilySearch, and MyHeritage do not have the original records. In this episode I’m going to show you how and why you should find the original records for your ancestral research.Continue Reading

Hard to Read Census: Solved

In this Tiny Tip Tuesday episode, I’m going to show you how to see hard-to-read census images.  This may solve issues with faint handwriting or poor microfilm images on Ancestry, FamilySearch or MyHeritage and others.  It’s a simple, yet powerful tip.Continue Reading