Family Photo Detective: Learn How to Find Genealogy Clues in Old Photos and Solve Family Photo Mysteries

Here’s another great book that has taught me about how to identify old photographs, use them to trace my ancestry, and solve long-standing genealogical mysteries through them. Historical family photos are cherished heirlooms that offer a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors.


Can’t Find the Grave? Alternative Locations for Burial Places for Your Ancestors

Can't Find the Grave? Alternative Locations for Burial Places for Your Ancestors

Looking for the graves of our ancestors is a basic part of genealogy. The headstones provide a tangible link between us and those who came before us. It is something… and often the only thing… that we can touch that


Lineage Societies: How to Join Them (and Why You Should)

Lineage Societies: How to Join Them (and Why You Should)

When people get involved in genealogy, a lot of them will eventually become interested in lineage societies. What are lineage societies? They are clubs, groups, and organizations that you are allowed to join (or not) based on your ancestry. For


This Week’s Free Genealogy Lookups

This Week's Free Genealogy Lookups - November 16

Marriage Index: New York City, 1600s-1800s This resource contains listings of more than 411,000 individuals who were married in or near New York City between 1622 and 1899. Marriage Index: New Jersey, 1680-1900 This resource brings together approximately 179,000 individuals married


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