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Encyclopedia of Genealogy - a service of Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter. TheShipsList: Passengers, Ships, Shipwrecks. Everyday Genealogy, A Family History Column at Genealogy Today. By Bob Brooke Most Recent Articles Everyday Genealogy is a column which delves into the historical side of genealogy, focusing on family history, long-lost occupations, historical misconceptions, profiles of top genealogical libraries, and how beginning genealogists can use history to their advantage.

Everyday Genealogy, A Family History Column at Genealogy Today

I'm honored to be part of the team at Genealogy Today. Look here for informative articles on subjects of interest to everyday -- grassroots -- genealogists like yourselves. Archived Articles Finding And Using Church Records Church records are made for ecclesiastical reasons, not to provide genealogists with answers to their questions. Tracing Native American Roots (Part 2) Those genealogists tracing a Native American lineage should begin by learning as much as possible from older relatives, accumulating facts and stories that can be documented and build upon with information found in printed sources and public records.

The Mighty Smiths The most common family name in the world is Chang. — Free Family History and Genealogy Records. The Bailey’s Free Genealogy Forms. Family Chronicle - Top Ten Genealogy Websites Nominees. Ancestor Cards for Children. Recently I've been mulling over how to present the genealogy I've done on our family so that it would grab my 9 year old grandson's attention.

Ancestor Cards for Children

My good friend Illya of Genealogy Today suggested I use a baseball or hockey card format with one ancestor per card. I loved the idea and created cards 6 cm x 9 cm. Each card features one ancestor's picture or a picture representing that ancestor. The back of each card has ancestor stats - their relationship to my grandchildren, date and place of birth, date and place of death, spouse's name, parents' names and a tiny blurb about that person (hopefully something unique or of interest to an 9 year old!) After laminating the cards, I presented them to my grandson and granddaughter (who is 7) when they came for their annual summer week long holiday with us. Then they decided to play a game, which we called simply "Ancestor Game". Which tells me if a person is a 3rd cousin 5x removed or something else!

Free Genealogy Software. Free Genealogy & Ancestry Search Engine. Free Genealogy Stuff Online - Charts, Forms, Software, Online Records. Using the Internet for Genealogy. Mary's Genealogy Treasures. 101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free. Is free genealogy a thing of the past?

101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free

With the constant addition of subscription genealogy databases on the Internet, people often wonder if there will soon be an end to free genealogy research via the Web. For those of you with this concern, take heart - free genealogy databases aren't going anywhere anytime soon. Web sites from all over the world contain free genealogy information of use to family tree researchers which has been contributed by individuals, companies and even governments. Birth records, marriage records, military records, ships passenger lists, surnames, census records, immigration records, wills, photos and much, much more are available on the Internet for FREE if you just know where to look. These 100 free genealogy sites, in no particular order, should keep you busy searching for weeks!

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Review of the Top 40+ FREE Online Genealogy Websites Where You Can Start Your Ancestry Search « (Update: September 26, 2011: To celebrate the two year anniversary of this post, we have added 40 more free links to a new updated post.

Review of the Top 40+ FREE Online Genealogy Websites Where You Can Start Your Ancestry Search «

101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free. Free genealogy and family tree search tips, how to articles and on-line genealogy tutorials. Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries. Castle Garden. GENUKI: UK & Ireland Genealogy. Centre for Irish Genealogical and Historical Studies. Ancestor Hunt - Free Genealogy Search Engines. Free Family Tree, Genealogy and Family History - Welcome to the WorldGenWeb Project. Al History and Genealogy Reading Room (Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Library of Congress) Genealogy. Browsing subject area: Genealogy (Include extended shelves) Help with reading books -- Report a bad link -- Suggest a new listing Home -- Search -- New Listings -- Authors -- Titles -- Subjects -- Serials Books -- News -- Features -- Archives -- The Inside Story Edited by John Mark Ockerbloom ( copyright and licenses.


Military Records. Welcome to Cyndi's List. Records Room: United States. Relatively Speaking - Home. Genealogy Blog Finder. England History and Genealogy. Genealogy Search Resources. Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records. Google Genealogy. Google Search Tips Often your search results in too many hits to wade need the power of Google's ADVANCE SEARCH (Link is in tiny letters, to the right of the search box).

Google Genealogy

You want to find out something about your Powers Family, specifically John Powers who was born in 1788 in County Cork Ireland, married in Ireland, Matilda Moore. He died 1862 in Flint, Genessee Co. Michigan (this is a made up example; don't add him to your family tree!) Powers family finds the two words anywhere on the page; "powers family" finds the phrase.

Getting the most from Google results If you get results from a large genealogy site, e.g. Get a "file not found" message when you click the link? Beyond Basic Googling Download the Google Toolbar so you don't have to keep going to to make your searches. Remember to use Google Images to see if you can find picture. Search Google Books to find text in books that have been scanned. Build a custom google search to crawl a list of websites. More information: