#1 Way to Break Down Brick Walls Updated 2020

What is the number one way to break down those brick walls and get unstuck in your family history research?  I’ve got a trick to help you with those brick walls and make the job faster.  In this episode, I’ll show you how to extract census information so you canContinue Reading

Find More Genealogy Facts with the Trifecta Strategy Wall Buster

NEW! The Trifecta Strategy uses 3 to the Third Power to solve your brick walls.  It uses Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org and one other genealogy repository of your choice (like FindMyPast.com or MyHeritage.com). Breakdown those brick walls with this new strategy.  The Trifecta Strategy is designed to keep you focused on aContinue Reading

30 Free Genealogy Websites

CLICK THE IMAGE TO WATCH THE REPLAY OF THE LIVE SHOW Here is the list of over 30 Free Genealogy Websites as a downloadable document. Check your download folder after clicking on the download button below. Sometimes you’ll see it in the lower left corner of your active web browser.Continue Reading

Genealogy Road Trip Preparation - Genealogy TV Live

Learn how to prepare for a family history ROAD TRIP in this Genealogy TV replay of the live episode from 1-18-20. We talked about how to prepare in advance of your trip to the archives, library, family history centers, and more. PLUS I answer a ton of recent questions andContinue Reading

Beyond the Hints on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org

Learn how to go “Beyond the Hints” on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org to dig deeper using the many family history hints and suggestions that Ancestry and FamilySearch algorithms create on your behalf. These search engines, when used efficiently, are pulling records for you and providing excellent suggestions for you to follow,Continue Reading

In this video, I show you my five favorite ways to do genealogy research in 2020 on the totally free website FamilySearch.org, but I also show you how I use these FamilySearch tools together to maximize your results. Connie’s Method for Using FamilySearch.org First pick a primary location for yourContinue Reading

Do you have Civil War ancestors?  If so, you’ll want to know about this new NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I had the opportunity to interview Cheri Molter, an employee with the center.  She explained that the center is collecting your stories forContinue Reading

Here’s a Family History Kick Start Guide. Work backwards, starting with yourself and work backwards to your parents, grandparents and so on with as much information as you know. Don’t skip to the next generation until you’ve documented everything you have on each person. Collect… Full names and nicknames, as much asContinue Reading