Royal Ancestry

Royal Lineage Research, by the late Carolyn Barkley

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I have often viewed royal lineage research with more than a little skepticism. As a newly-elected genealogical society president, I can remember inviting visitors to a society monthly meeting to introduce themselves and tell a bit about the…
Genealogy Collection

This Weekend Only | Three Deals, Three Days to Save Big

Save a bundle on some of our most popular research titles this weekend! We've setup a different "Today Only" offers for Friday the 26th, Saturday the 27th, and Monday the 29th that consist of four titles each. They are one-day-only offers…
Organizing Genealogy Research

Organizing Your Genealogy Project

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If you are beginning to accumulate a fair amount of paper in the early stages of your research, it's probably time to take stock of what you have and how you plan to organize it--even before you enter the information into a computer database--lest…
New Genealogy Books

October New Publications from Genealogical.com

Author Vernon Skinner, Jr. has added to his long list of publications, marking him as among the most prolific writing for us. Mr. Skinner has prepared three new titles in his series of abstracts of the Debt Books of the Provincial Land Office…
PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGY. PREPARATION, PRACTICE & STANDARDS (PROGEN PPS) ELIZABETH SHOWN MILLS, EDITOR

Another Glowing [Albeit Funny] Review for PROGEN PPS

We are gratified to have received a consistent stream of positive reviews for Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (PROGEN PPS), edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills. The latest review, written by Bobbi King for Eastman’s…
genealogy books on sale

Titles Newly Back in Print!

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The very popular treasury of bot mots and wise words from Elizabeth Shown Mills and Ruth Brossette Lennon, Tips & Quips for the Family Historian, is just one of four valuable titles we’ve put back into stock this month. Scroll down to…
Genealogy guide to using court records

RESEARCH TIPS FOR USING COURT RECORDS-- FROM 4TH EDITION OF THE RESEARCHER’S GUIDE TO AMERICAN GENEALOGY

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For this issue of “Genealogy Pointers” we are once again highlighting sage advice for genealogists from America’s most respected author/teacher Val Greenwood. Below, we have included excerpts of Mr. Greenwood’s recommendations—indicating…
Genealogy Book Sale

Columbus Day Savings | Site-Wide 20% Off Sale

Get in on the great holiday savings that await you in our Columbus Day Sale!  From today through 11:59 PM EDT, Monday, October 8, 2018, you can order almost any product available at on this website at a discount of 20% off the current…
Jamestown early Virginia settlers

Virginia Immigrants and Adventurers, 1607-1635: A Biographical Dictionary: Unprecedented Biographical Dictionary of Early Virginians

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"On May 13, 1607, Virginia's first colonists came ashore on what became known as Jamestown Island. The next day, they commenced establishing an outpost they called James Cittie or Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the United…