Research Procedures for Genealogists

Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, contains innumerable lessons and guidelines leading to successful genealogy results. Chapter 14, written by Harold Henderson covers “Research Procedures.”  Mr. Henderson divides his discussion into three sections (before, during, and after research) that describe the steps we should take when implementing a research plan.[…]Read more

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Irish Newspapers Online from Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. 5th Edition, by John Grenham

The all-new 5th edition of the definitive textbook for Irish roots, Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, by John Grenham, is now available from Genealogical.com.  Over the next few weeks and months we will be calling attention to important features of this remarkable book, starting with the one below. The most important development in Irish genealogy since[…]Read more

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To Our Customers: The Perils of a North American Publisher lead to a Major Drop in Price and an Opportunity for You

John Grenham, whose book we have excerpted in the previous article, is considered to be the leading authority on Irish genealogy. Genealogical.com has been proud to publish the North American version of each edition of John’s book, including the just released Fifth Edition. Tracing Your Irish Ancestors is a UK publication which we license to[…]Read more

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Announcing | HOW TO FIND YOUR FAMILY HISTORY IN U.S. CHURCH RECORDS: A Genealogist’s Guide.

With Specific Resources for Major Christian Denominations before 1900 By Sunny Jane Morton & Harold A. Henderson, CG Records created by the major Christian denominations before 1900 in the United States are an underutilized resource for family historians. In these records, you may find ancestors’ births, maiden or married names, marriage details, deaths, family relationships,[…]Read more

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Royal Descents

How RD 900 Differs from other Recent Scholarship on Royal Descents for Americans

By Gary Roberts RD 900 differs fundamentally from the series of volumes by David Faris and Douglas Richardson (1996-1999, 2004-2013), Plantagenet Ancestry, Magna Charta Ancestry and Royal Ancestry. Faris-Richardson cover in lavish detail all (or certainly most) Plantagenet or Magna Carta descendants, a few more than 250 17th– (and a very few 18th) – century[…]Read more

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Major Irish Genealogy Sites Online from Tracing Your Irish Ancestors. 5th Edition, by John Grenham

As we have noted previously, the most important development in Irish genealogy since Mr. John Grenham published the fourth edition of his textbook  has been the enormous strides in posting Irish family content on the Internet. This fact has guided the author in his preparation of the brand new 5th edition of Tracing Your Irish[…]Read more

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EOGN Book Review Praises The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, April 30, 2019 The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States. Volume I and Volume II.By Gary Boyd Roberts. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co. 2018. 1611 pages. This is a remarkable compilation of genealogies of the descendants of British royalty who are themselves notable[…]Read more

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