Legacy Family Tree Webinars is celebrating 7 years of webinars! We get to enjoy there celebration too because they are making a number of webinars available at no cost. You have until October 15th to take advantage of this celebration goodness. Stop by the party page to choose which speakers and topics are right for you.
If you aren’t familiar with indexing, it is transcribing the information contained on original records to make that record searchable. These include things like census records, court records, military records and much more. Indexing isn’t difficult and it significantly increases the number of records available online. You’ll find details at Worldwide Indexing Event — FamilySearch.org
Can’t Find Your Ancestor? Genealogy Experts Suggest These 6 Tips
This article at Family Tree Magazine has some great tips . . . 6 Expert Genealogy Research Tips for Brick Wall Ancestors
Aunt Luella could eat doughnuts and Aunt Sarah could peel apples. Both of them placed in contests held at a 1923 church picnic in Breckenridge, Illinois. These anecdotal items can be interesting asides to learn about your relative or significant clues–depending upon what you don’t already know about your ancestor.
You’ll find plenty of great research tips at: Genealogy Tip of the Day with Michael John Neill
Diane Haddad has a great article on researching ancestors who served in World War I. Check it out!
Then it hits me—maybe you need to go through the CATALOG to access these digitized records. So I looked for a film I had recently rented and, sure enough, the catalog entry had a camera icon for that particular film.
Details at Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub. See FamilySearch: Digitized Records Hiding Out in the Catalog