Who Do You Think you Are?

Tonight is “Who do you think you are?” Finale, and Family Tree Shop has a great companion bookI wanted to share since it went on sale. Who Do You Think You Are?: Be a Family Tree Detective by Dan Waddell is on sale for 15.99. It includes tips and ideas for interviewing family, looking through treasured photos, letters, [Read On]

Today’s Flip pal deal

Here is today’s Flip pal Deal for spring. I absolutely love my flip pal, it is so simple to use and easy to carry around. It is the size of an ereader. Here is a video demonstrating the flip pal, When using Promotion Code: sdd416 you will save $30 when you purchase a Flip-Pal mobile scanner with [Read On]

1940 US Census Project- Volunteers Needed

Community Outreach 1940 Newspaper Article Historic Census to Shed New Light on the Greatest Generation   What do General George Patton, John F. Kennedy, Dan Rather, Betty White, and Jesse Owens have in common?   They can all be found in the 1940 U.S. Census, newly released by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. [Read On]

Volunteer Researchers

We all are aware of sites such as Ancestry.com, WorldVitalRecords.com, FamilySearch.org, however one thing that many aren’t aware of is all the volunteer researchers out there. Organizations such as Random Acts of Genealogy Kindness, Find a Grave, Names in Stone, are wonderful resources to find information that you don’t have access to. Many can retrieve [Read On]

Organizing your research

First I sort everything by the family surnames into binder inside page protectors.  Then I arrange all family documents into Location, it also helps break things down into a time line, using Ahnentafel numbering system. The Ahnentafel is a list of all known ancestors of a specific individual. It charts use a strict numbering scheme to make [Read On]

FREE Webinar Family Tree University

Researching your family history can be a great adventure. In this free Expert Webinars, Desmond Walls Allen, author of Family History Detective: A Step-by-Step Guide to Investigating Your Family Tree, will discuss research principles guaranteed to give you success. Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011Starting Time: 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PacificPresenter: Desmond Walls Allen, author of [Read On]