Learn how to FIND MORE ANCESTORS! In this episode Connie shows her techniques to filter U.S. Census records by surname using Google Sheets and Ancestry. This is one of her best Brick Wall Buster strategies. This also works on FamilySearch, MyHeritage, and online genealogy services. This works on just aboutContinue Reading

1870’s Marriage Certificate Found in Thrift Shop: The Whole Story

National media picked up this family history story about the 1870’s marriage certificate that was found in the back of a painting in a thrift shop. I’m the one who solved the mystery of this old marriage certificate. In this episode, I’m going to share with you the whole story,Continue Reading

Revolutionary War Records for Genealogical Research

In this video we’re continuing the conversation about the Revolutionary War Records available online for your genealogy research, where to find records online. This video features the DAR, American Revolution Institute, pension applications and rosters, Papers of the War Department 1784-1800, Revolutionary War Ancestors in the Carolina’s, Loyalists and Patriots,Continue Reading

Watch it! - Your Ancestors on FamilySearch.org

Watch Your Ancestors on FamilySearch!  Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, FindMyPast, and all other users, YOU’LL WANT TO SEE THIS TOO!  In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to “watch” your ancestors and  get email notifications with this very simple, yet powerful tool on FamilySearch.org.  Whether you’re on FamilySearch or not, you’ll wantContinue Reading

Revolutionary War Records for Genealogy Research - Part 1

In this video we’re talking about the Revolutionary War Records available online for your genealogy research, where to find them on Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, Fold3, and the National Archives Military collection… Along with some tricks to accessing them. This is part one of a two part series. LINK TO THE HANDOUTContinue Reading

Trace Your Family Tree for Free Online

Great for Beginners! Learn how to TRACE YOUR FAMILY TREE FOR FREE with this 5 step process, plus bonus tips and a FREE eBOOK!  Are you stuck at home and looking for something fun to do? In this video, I go through the details in each step for how toContinue Reading

How to Research Your Irish Genealogy

How to Research You Irish Genealogy Learn about Irish Genealogy Research.  In this episode we explore the types of Irish records you can find and where to look for them online. This “footnotes” episode features expert and professional genealogist is Pamela Guye Holland from Massachusetts.  She works for the NewContinue Reading

Marriage Records for Family History: Where to find them on Ancestry.com & FamilySearch.org

Learn about how MARRIAGE RECORDS can help you with your genealogy. Here are tips on how this research could add to your family history story and where to look for them on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.  Happy Valentines Day! Love it in the air… thus a video about Marriage Records. JudyContinue Reading