#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 A Grave: Top 5 Tips for Genealogy

Here are my Top 5 Tips when using Find-A-Grave at FindAGrave.com. Cemetery and burial records are another great source for genealogy. In this video I talk about how to search a little differently on the Find A Grave website and some tricks to help you find your ancestors. Find AContinue Reading

This is my favorite video gear for shooting family events, interviews and reunions. Connie’s Favorite Gear for Interviewing Depending on the situation I will typically use the least amount of gear, but might grab any or all of these. Tripods Affordable Tripod Small tripod with cell phone grip  Make sureContinue 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 in Part two, we’re talking about how to record an interview with a family member.  For information the questions you should ask, please see Interviewing Family, Part One – The Interview. To jump straight to my favorite video gear, go here. You’ll want to record your family interviews or perhapsContinue Reading

If you’re new to genealogy you may be asking yourself, how do I get started, what do I collect, where do I find this stuff, and how do I keep it all organized? Today let’s talk about the basic differences between online services and software on your computer.  Both onlineContinue Reading