Why and How to Use Pinterest for Genealogy Research
From tracking down useful information, to organizing your research, to sharing it with your family and friends - Pinterest just might be the genealogy research tool you've been missing.
This Clever Google Search Tactic Will Help You Find Your Ancestors on Any Genealogy Website
Have you ever been on a genealogy website, trying to find a specific detail about your ancestor, when you discovered that the search functionality was too limited to turn up the information you need? Here's a simple solution you don't want to miss.
The Best Free Genealogy Websites
On these genealogy and family history websites, you can search databases of ancestor names and digitized records—and it’s all free.
How to Find State Archives Websites for Free Genealogy Research
State archives and historical societies can provide useful and free information for researching your genealogy. Here's a list of state archives websites.
Totally Free Family History Sites
Can you really research your ancestry for free? Yes you can! Most seasoned genealogists know that there are an ever growing number of free family history
ScotlandsPeople: Genealogy Research Tips from a Scot | Legacy Tree
If you have Scottish ancestry, primary records are available on the site ScotlandsPeople. One of our genealogists shares how to find the info you need!
Genealogical Surprises in Divorce Records
Divorce records can become a highly prized source of information for researchers since they often contain a surprising amount of personal detail.
Try These Two Powerful Tools for Finding Genealogy Records Online
When we showed one listener these tips for finding genealogy records online, she wrote back immediately: "I will be utilizing that research technique more often!" Not long ago, Trisha wrote to Lisa to…
How I Finally Solved a 10-Year-Old Family Mystery in 10 Minutes
I've been doing family history research for 20 years and, like everyone, I've encountered a few brick walls. Although I have been successful in breaking most of those down using solid research techniques, one or two remain. One in particular has haunted me for more than a decade.