Five Hidden Tools on Ancestry

Here are five hidden tools that are often overlooked on Ancestry.com. Improve your family history research by understanding all the research tools and records on Ancestry. In this episode, learn how to search private trees, tricks for the card catalog, searching All Hints, who saved your records, and a timelineContinue Reading

Genealogy Research in Cemeteries: 10 Tips

It’s Halloween and what better way to celebrate during the pandemic than to visit your ancestors in a cemetery.  Now these are not spooky ideas, just fun ideas to help research your ancestors in graveyards and cemeteries, both in person and online. I’ve got 10 ideas to help you findContinue Reading

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

How to Create a Genealogy Research Notes Template in Word

In this episode I’ll show you how to create a Research Notes Template that you can use over and over again for your family history research.  Genealogy Research Notes are the most important document in your files when done correctly. Learn how to create great research notes. This template isContinue 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

The last two episodes on Genealogy TV “AncestryDNA Cousin Matches” and “Upload to FindMyPast” had a huge response in viewers.  As such, there were several questions and comments. In this video I answer some of the questions and comments from recent episodes about AncestryDNA.com and FindMyPast.com.Continue Reading