The Freedmen’s Bureau is a goldmine for those researching in the South after the Civil War.
The DNA Painter tool is perfect for analyzing your genetic genealogy and best of all it is free.
Professional genealogist Cynthia Maharrey explains how to get started with your family history by creating a pedigree chart.
In 1921, a fire in the US Commerce Building damaged the 1890 census records. Learn what eventually happened to the records.
Making moonshine was a common activity for many ancestors with Scots-Irish lineage. How do you find the records that reflect some of these activities?
Genealogical tips from professional genealogist, Dr. Shelly Murphy. Focus on the basics like good research methods and staying organized first.
While waiting for the 1950 US Census, review other materials such as periodicals and US Commerce Department reports as background material.
Here’s some tips for breaking through the brick walls that are common in family research.