What is a Floating Tree on Ancestry.com

What is a floating tree? Why should you create a floating tree? In this episode I’ll show you how to create a floating tree on Ancestry and how it can help you with your family history research. A floating tree is simply an unlinked tree within your tree.  It’s primaryContinue Reading

#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

Live Show Replay! Learn how to go beyond the statistics and tell your family history story with these inspirational ideas. Genealogy is more than facts and names, tell the colorful stories using these skills to bring your legacy to life. Enter the contest associated with this video above here. DeadlineContinue Reading

Research with Purpose and Location First

https://youtu.be/ljBFbcA-FpQ Research with Purpose and Location First! When you’re researching your family history, are you researching by your ancestors name first?  Consider researching by location first. In this episode I explain some of the advantages of researching by place before researching your ancestors name. *** SHOW NOTES *** Resources usedContinue 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