Quick Tips

Summer is almost here, School is almost out, and life gets busy~ But don’t forget to document little times,as well as the big times: Here is my Family Genealogy page on Pinterest: Great ideas by many people!

More to help you find who or what you are looking for

More Help for your Search http://www.pbs.org/genealogy-roadshow/home/ Genealogy Raodshow on PBS, the webpage has a lot of helpful links for you. Just one more resource to help you find your own family discoveries.

One Mistake After Another

One Mistake After Another mistake 1 – very little preparation before the week mistake 2 – pack the morning of the flight, leaving slippers at home mistake 3 – pack chargers in a separate bag from the electronics mistake 4- change seats on plane, now you have an aisle seat and can’t see out theContinue reading “One Mistake After Another”

Holidays ~ Summer ~ Vacations ~ Family Reunions

Reminder: Now is the time to get that digital recorder, tape recorder, notebook and pen and pencils. Family is going to get together, those special times you are spending with your own family ~write it down~ Take photos – but put names on photos. Copy on copy paper, those photos you have and take withContinue reading “Holidays ~ Summer ~ Vacations ~ Family Reunions”

My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…

It was 1970 and my mother gathered us together to tell us that her mother had passed away. We lived a few hours away, so seeing my grandparents was a big event and only 1 or 2 times a year. We loved being there, everyone did. At her funeral there were so many people, theyContinue reading “My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…”

Part 6 of 6, easy guide to discovering your Family Tree

This 6-part article is here to help guide you along your journey of discovery, laying a firm foundation for you and your descendants to carry on the task for many generations ahead. Part 5- explained charts and ways to visually show your family. The last part of this series, Part 6- is not the endContinue reading “Part 6 of 6, easy guide to discovering your Family Tree”

The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree

The Humble Genealogist by Linda Kirkpatrick You see it on the television, over the radio, on internet ads: Search for your ancestors! Find the land of your people! What is your family story? Perhaps the better question to be asking is “Why would I want to research my family genealogy? and if I do, whereContinue reading “The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree”