We had no control over our birth order, but scientists say the order in which we were born has a great deal to do with how successful we will become. Is that really true? Let's discuss it.
Creating a Family Tree Book is easy and fun and becomes an heirloom for generations to come. Adding a birth certificate gives the book an authentic and personal touch.
Learn to fill out the most basic form used in tracing family history. Capture the details of your ancestors' families in an easy-to-find format.
Learn about what a typical consumer DNA kit requires, how much it costs, and what it can do for you. Get help deciding whether Ancestry, 23 and Me, or FamilyTree DNA is the best choice.
Creating a family tree book is easy, fun and will become an heirloom to pass down to generations to come. Including a variety of files will keep it interesting, informative and make it most personal.
Getting information for official military records is simple using online tools. By providing a little info about your veteran you can discover fascinating details contained in their service records.
Historical newspapers have been a great aid in my genealogy research. I have identified many cousins, great-uncles, great-aunts, and also discovered some very surprising news about my great-grandpa.
Help with genealogy research. The maternal lines of your ancestry may be difficult to research, but there are ways to uncover these branches in your family tree. Advice on how to overcome "brick walls" in your family tree related to missing maiden names.
This guide shows you how to use the numerous historical records that are now available free online, including the 1901 and 1911 censuses, church and civil records, gravestone inscriptions, ship passenger records, and large-scale townland maps.
Puzzled about how to get the most out of your Ancestry DNA test? Here are some tips from an experienced genealogist.
Working on your family history seems like a never-ending task. Setting some goals and spreading it out over five years makes it less overwhelming.
How to determine if your aunt is your great aunt or grand aunt, and whether you have met a first cousin or second cousin at the family reunion.
Building your pedigree chart first will have you on your way to building your family tree in no time. It's simple to make and a great way to "branch out" from your direct lineage to grow your tree.
This article presumes that the research will produce knowledge of at least three generations past. How can this affect the wellbeing of older people? Probably in more ways than expected.
Tracing one’s family history is one of the most popular hobbies among Americans. I have assembled 10 genealogy sites that can greatly help your family history search.