City Directory

"The City Directory: A Genealogical Gold Mine," by William Dollarhide

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City directories may be one of the most underused genealogical sources available. Old city directories exist for virtually every community in America, often going back to the establishment of a community. Many of the privately published city…
Ellis Island

REVIEWS OF 4TH EDITION OF The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy

If you buy your genealogy books on Amazon.com, we encourage you to read the reviews posted there pertaining to the new 4th Edition of The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy.  Most of them are written by users/readers of the 4th edition,…
Genealogy Wiki

Val Greenwood on Genealogy Wikis

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Do you know where the term “wiki comes from, or how the concept has become so pervasive on the internet? More important, can you name the most important wikis for genealogy? The following article, which is excerpted from Chapter Nine of the…
Best genealogy Book evidence explained

Save Big with our “Genealogy at a Glance” Bundle

6 genealogy-at-a-glance guides in ONE convenient bundle! Only 18 bundles left in stock!Sale Expires 11:59 PM EST, Thursday, December 20, 2018 We have selected six of our outstanding laminated research guides and put them together in…
New Genealogy and Family History Books December 2018

Three Great New Books for December

We are closing out the old year with a bang. You will find below brief descriptions of three new books by highly respected authors. Ernest Thode has produced an expanded New Second Edition of his popular research aid, Historic German Newspapers…
Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy & the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)

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Using DNA to find your family heritage has become an everyday topic of conversation. If you haven’t personally sent a saliva sample in the mail, you know someone who has. And you can barely miss a day without seeing a commercial from Ancestry…