famous royal descendants

55 Remarkable Descents, Kinships, or Near Kin-to-Near Kin Genealogical Connections Outlined and Charted in The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies . . .

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By Gary Boyd Roberts We’ve written on several occasions about Gary Boyd Roberts amazing two volume work, The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States(RD 900). This collection of royal lines possessed…
Namesakes and clues in names

“Clues in Names”

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(Excerpted from Unpuzzling Your Past. Fourth Edition, Updated, by Emily Anne Croom, pp. 37-39.) Naming practices vary from place to place and generation to generation. However, certain consistencies have existed for nearly four centuries…
Ancestry of George Herbert Walker Bush

Notes on the Ancestry of George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018), 41st U.S. President - By Gary Boyd Roberts

(This article was originally prepared for the New England Historic Genealogical Society website, American Ancestors,  and is reproduced here with the permission of the author.) Of about one-third New England, one-third mid-Atlantic,…
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…