family bible for family research

Family Bibles as an Underutilized Genealogical Resource -- By Michael Hait

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(The following article originally appeared in the [Washington] Examiner.com on July 4, 2010.) Family Bibles hold a unique position among genealogical record groups. They are not official records created for use outside of the family. This…
Summer Genealogy book releases

New Summer Publications from Genealogical.com

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This summer we are happy to announce a significant number of new publications that could assist you in your research. For example, Michael A. Ports has delivered the first of four new installments in our series of laminated research aids, “Genealogy…
understanding soundex code genealogy

Using Soundex, by Emily Croom

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(The following article has been excerpted from Emily Anne Croom’s classic how-to book, Unpuzzling Your Past. 4th Edition) The 1880, 1900, and 1920 federal censuses and parts of the 1910 and 1930 censuses are indexed by state using a…
Calendar of State Papers Ireland

The Calendar of State Papers Relating to Ireland, by David Dobson

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Since the medieval period many of the records of the English government have been analyzed and inventoried in collections known as "Calendars." The documents have been transcribed, abstracted, and listed in chronological order in a series of…