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

RootsTech 2023 is going to be In-Person for the first time since the pandemic in Salt Lake City, UT from March 2-4th, 2023. I hope to see you there! Enter for a chance to win a 3 Day In-Person Pass to RootsTech 2023 here https://mailchi.mp/genealogytv.org/rootstech-2023-contest Contest ends midnight (eastern U.S.) Continue 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

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In the last episode we created a checklist of places to look for records to help you formulate a genealogy research plan.  In this episode we’ll talk about where to find some of those records.Continue Reading

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Here is a 12 step process, a checklist, you can follow for each ancestor you are researching in a methodical order. This will help ensure you have looked everywhere you can and properly documented your process as you go.Continue 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

Recently I had a GTV Academy member ask a question about how to organize multiple spouses with multiple kids with multiple names. I have created an Excel spreadsheet to help organize all of those ancestors, their marriages, and children by various spouses, in a timeline with dates and places… toContinue Reading

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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

Here is how to get organized with your family history records. Get your genealogy in order so you can focus on that one research question about your ancestors. Doing the method I outline here will help you focus, see relationships and details you never noticed before.  Take the Challenge! GetContinue Reading

Genealogy TV

Learn the 7 things I wish I knew when I started my family history.  We’re talking about Ancestry trees, family trees online websites, getting organized, research notes, talking with family, finding genealogy records, hidden clues, and research strategies.Continue Reading