Category : Family Tree

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 day ago

8 Habits of Highly Organized Genealogists

& Why is organizing genealogy stuff perpetually challenging for so many of us? Maybe because finding new ancestry information is more fun than logging it. And organization isn’t a one-way-fits-everyone kind of deal—the system and tools bes...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 days ago

A Pictorial Reveal

A little bit of information can send your picture identification in a new direction. In last week’s column, I examined a picture submitted by Mimi Maxwell. She was pretty sure that the woman in glasses was Elizabeth Toner, born in 1797. That was unti...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 5 days ago

Ancestry.com Search Dos and Don’ts

Ancestry.com is a powerhouse for your genealogy searches, but it’s more than just a database. Take advantage of our search dos and don’ts below to improve your results. Then, become an Ancestry.com power user by signing up for our 4-week...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 week ago

Looking for Clues in Old Family Photographs

& You probably own a photo in a similar predicament.  Mimi Miller never got a chance to ask her mother about this picture.  It’s now unidentified, but all is not lost.   There are clues worth studying in this image. Finding the clues It was tak...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 2 weeks ago

A Sample of Essential Family Tree Forms

Businessman signing documents – Getty Images January is often a time of resolutions, fresh starts, and getting organized. If you’ve been joining us in our Month of Family History Fitness you are already well on your way to a year of great...