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Who Do You Think You Are?

I just finished watching Who Do You Think You Are on TLC with Christina Applegate. As a Genealogist it was fun watching her go through the processes of researching her Grandparents. During the 40’s just at the peak of the Depression, and beginning of WWII, life was so difficult for families. Right now through September [Read On]

US History Pocket Reference

Family Tree has a special on this handy Genealogist resource, The Genealogist’s U.S. History Pocket Reference. In this book you will find resources that will help you better understand the eras in which your ancestors lived. You will also have a quick reference of historic events that your Ancestors may have been part of. My [Read On]

RootsTech Conference

This weekend is the RootsTech Genealogy Conference. If you can’t attend the conference they are offering some fun streaming classes online, here is the list and times that these will be streaming. Thursday 8:30 a.m. Keynote speakers 11:00 a.m. The Future of Genealogy – panel 1:45 p.m. Tell it Again – Kim Weitkamp 3:00 p.m. [Read On]

October is Family History Month

Happy Monday, it is amazing that the year is nearly over. October is Family History Month, and with the Holidays around the corner there will be plenty of time to share memories, both past and present with family. This year I met a distant relative through my Grandfather Tryon’s side. We have been exchanging information [Read On]


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

1940’s US Census Index Program

It has been a little while since the the project has ended, boy it was a FUN project.. It left me wanting more documents to transcribe. I honestly love browsing through old papers and seeing how similar our lives are to those from decades ago.  All of 1940’s US Census records are available to view [Read On]

Genealogy Deals

Living social is having another great deal for, only $10.00 for a three-month membership. Getting in touch with your roots takes more than a shovel. Begin digging into your family’s history with today’s deal: Pay $10 for a three-month membership to (a $20 value). This easy-to-use site collects more than 2.1 billion domestic and international [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]

1940 Census Project

ON APRIL 2, 2012, NARA will provide access to the images of the 1940 United States Federal Census for the first time. Unlike previous census years, images of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census will be made available as free digital images.   I received an email that the 1940 Census will have  a joint venture between many Genealogy [Read On]