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North Carolina Wills, 1665-1900

The four books reference approximately 134,000 individuals who were authors of or mentioned in a will or inventory. Ranging from abstracts to full, unabridged texts of wills, these probate records...

How to Stay Motivated With Your Genealogy Research

It is not uncommon to get Genealogy burn out every now and then when you are doing a lot of research. Fortunately, staying motivated, or getting re-motivated, is easy. Here are some common sense tips...

How to Organize Your Digital Genealogy

Your digital genealogy needs to be organized just as much as your physical genealogical documents and photos do. In fact, it is much easier to have a messy, almost unsearchable collection of digital...

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...

A Closer Look at the 1830 US Federal Census

The 1830 US federal census is a unique snapshot in time, showing us what the country and our relatives looked like at that one moment in time. Despite not recording the names of every family...

Check Out the Neighbors | Genealogy Clips #11

If your immigrant ancestor came here pretty early in the nation’s history, such as prior to 1850, you may need to look at additional records to find their nation and town of origin.

3 Genealogy Blunders to Avoid

Make sure your genealogy research is the best it can be. Learn the most common genealogy blunders and how to avoid them, so your research can rise high.

Tips to Find Your Ancestor’s Origin

Are you curious about what nation your family originated in, before they came to the United States? Most genealogists are, as it helps them know more about their ancestors, as well as their own...

Did Your Ancestors Go Back to England?

Did your ancestors immigrate to America from England? Did they stay? Sometimes, people who disappear from the record in America actually returned to England.

Who Are the Black Dutch?

Were you told you have Black Dutch ancestry, but don't know what it means? It means a lot of different things. Here is what you need to know about these people.