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Old Recipes: Uncommon Genealogy Research Items

Have you ever considered looking for old recipes as a means of finding out more about your ancestors and their lives? It is a worthwhile pursuit. Food is something that connects us through the...

QUAKERS

Quakers in N. Carolina I have traced a direct lineage.

KOUNS

The earliest ancestor I can track down on wikitree, myheritage and ancestry is a man named Baltzer Kouns (ancestry spelling), Balthasar Kuntz (wikitree spelling), or Johann Balthasar Koontz. Two of...

What is Your 2020 Genealogy Vision?

Do you have a theme in mind for your genealogy research this year? What is a theme for genealogy research, anyway? Here is what you need to know about themes for genealogy research, and why they are...

Genealogy Helps #12

Tracing your family tree can be a fun and entertaining hobby for all the family and the thrill of finding someone famous, or infamous, remains the same for any age group.

Organizing Your Physical Genealogy Documents

If you are looking for a way to keep your physical genealogy documents organized as well as safe, here are a few useful hints to push you in that direction. These tried and true tips will help you...

HERTEL

My great grandfather (fathers, fathers, father), Stefan Hertel, was a general in the lancer division in the Kaiser’s army. He hailed from Schwabach, Bavaria, Germany. He used to have a copy of...

Be Selective in Your Genealogy Research | GC-002

Your family tree has hundreds of lines. As you go back in time beyond three or four centuries, it turns into thousands. This is because the number of your ancestors doubles with each generation going...

Are We All Royalty? Mathematics Seems to Prove It

Are you descended from royalty? Most genealogists would love to discover this. It is something that sounds prestigious and gives you bragging rights in genealogical circles. The thing is, mathematics...

What Makes Genealogy So Important?

What are your reasons for doing genealogy? If you are a beginner or haven’t started yet, your personal reason(s) will be your motivation. Here are the most common reasons for doing genealogy, but...

Tips for Building a Flawless Family Tree

You want your family tree to be as flawless as possible. In fact, you can never get too much advice on this subject. Here are some unusual tips for doing excellent genealogy work. Most of these are...

13 Best Genealogy Projects for a Long Weekend

Do you have some extra free time coming up? Why not fill it by filling in some information on your family tree? Here are 13 best genealogy projects that I've used during my long weekends.