Ultimate British Genealogy Collection

Each month Family Tree University offers a new collection at a reduced price of $69.99. This months collection is Ultimate British Genealogy Collection. In this collection you have every resource to research your British Genealogy, the kit includes : English Genealogy 101 independent study course Digital Download From the 13 Original Colonies to London to [Read On]

Online Privacy: Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Genealogy

As a Genealogy blogger sharing photos and information about our family in such a large audience, I often wonder what is too much information. All of the information I find is easily found on Ancestry.com or any other Genealogy site.  Family Tree sent me this upcoming webinar that addresses those concerns I have had in [Read On]

Mastering Ancestry.com

This month Family Tree Store mega kit is Mastering Ancestry.com. Each month Family Tree has wonderful kits that are perfect additions to your Genealogy Collection. This months collection includes:   Ancestry.com Web Guide Digital Download Start with this comprehensive 8-page guide before you dive into the detail! The Ancestry.com Web Guide gives you: an in-depth [Read On]

Trace your Irish Roots.

March is known for green clover’s, the Luck of the Irish, and celebrating Saint Patrick’s lifelong contributions to Ireland. It was no wonder that Family Tree Magazine would have a special on their Kit of the Month- Irish Ancestry. While we enjoy all the fun festive parties, old traditions, wearing green, and green beer. So [Read On]

1940 Census Volunteer Opportunity

The buzz about the 1940 Census has been released and you can be part of the process.  Genealogy organizations Archives.com, FamilySearch, and Findmypast.co.uk, will work together on the 1940 US Census Community Project. This project will work to involve online volunteers to publish name index to the 1940 US Census soon after the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) releases the records [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]

Family Tree University Kits

Kit of the Month I have been a student and huge fan of Family Tree University for almost 2 years. This is where I have gotten the 101 Brick Walls, Google For Genealogists, Photo Rescue, and Cemetery research. There are so many kits, Expert Webinars, and books to explore in Family Tree University. I will [Read On]

Using Google Books

Google for Genealogists

Last summer I read that Google had wonderful ways of helping Genealogists discover information. Lisa Louise Cooke wrote a book called “The Genealogists Google Toolbox” that I first heard about on Family Tree University.  Family Tree University is now offering a limited amount of her book, a webinar, and other goodies for Genealogists to expand [Read On]

101 Brick Wall Busters Part 2

Nancy Ola and Gip Akin with their two eldest children Joy and Roy Akin Returning to the Brick Wall Busters, the next three steps will really help you.  4. Identify your Sources, make a list of sources that you could find the information you need. Not only is family a great source for records, especially [Read On]