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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Memorial Day and the Civil War Roll of Honor

The Memorial Day holiday we celebrate commemorates the Americans who lost their lives in the service of their country. The origins of the Memorial Day holiday go back to the era of the American Civil War, and they are shrouded in some controversy. The U.S. National Park Service credits women of Columbus, Georgia, with “establishing”[…]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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The Ancestry of the New British Royal Baby Explained in RD 900 – By Gary Boyd Roberts

Perhaps surprisingly to many readers, the new royal child—Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor–is descended from six of the 970 immigrants to the U.S. treated in Gary Roberts’ two-volume Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants (RD 900). The five the royal baby inherits from the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother or from the late Diana Princess of[…]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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Progen PPS explains options for family history writing

Another valuable chapter in Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards, edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, illustrates the different ways in which genealogists have structured their published work over the years. Chapter 22, “Crafting Family Histories,” which was written by Michael Leclerc, itemizes seven different formats for family history writing that have appeared over many decades.[…]Read more

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