Four Major Don’ts of Genealogy Research

Four Major Don’ts of Genealogy Research

Yes, there are definite things you should avoid doing or assuming when you begin researching your Family History. Here are just four of them. 1. Just because it’s been published, doesn’t mean it’s true. Even professional genealogists can make...

DeadFred.com

Most genealogists have this in common – The excitement they feel from finding a new ancestor is so exhilarating and empowering that they want to share that feeling. Thus there are to feel that same thrill of discovery. In the next little while we will be taking...

Documentation in Family History Research

One of the most frustrating things for me when doing Genealogy, is gathering information from others, asking them where they got the information and having them tell me, “I don’t know.” I sometimes feel like tearing out my hair, wondering why no one if what I’m...

Fitting Genealogy into Your Busy Schedule

We are all at different stages of life. Some of us are single, married, parents or grandparents. Some of us are attending school, busy in our social sphere, working or staying home with our children. All of us have various obligations that differ in time and...

What is Genealogy and why should I do it?

The word Genealogy is derived from the Greek word Genea meaning race, family. Specifically it refers to the study of Family History and line of descent. Genealogies, recorded accounts of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor, are also referred to...
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