Published by Tracing Slaves to Their African Homelands

Published by Tracing Slaves to Their African Homelands


Published by LegalGenalogist: Fold3 and the 1812 pensions

Yes, really, free is free Every so often, The Legal Genealogist is confident, the planets align, the stars twinkle just so, the sun kicks off solar flares of some intensity — and the internet goes complete crazy. You’ve seen this, I’m sure, at one time or another, with some piece of utter misinformation that just…

Published by FamilySearch: Finding Irish Marriage Records

I have been researching my Irish roots for over 50 years.  When I want to search for an Irish marriage record, I go to FamilySearch and to GenealogyBank to get the details. I use FamilySearch because it has the preeminent collection of Irish church and governmental registers, and GenealogyBank because it was common for Irish…

Published by Dick Eastman: Exact Location of Hangings of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 has been Identified

Proctor’s Ledge has now been identified as the exact location of the gallows used to execute 19 innocent people during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. The site was confirmed as the hanging site last week by the Gallows Hill Project, a group of seven scholars who spent the past five years pinning down the…

Published by Genealogy Insider – 8 Habits of Highly Organized Genealogists

This blog post is from the Genealogy Insider. What I like about the following eight getting-organized principles (which have come from Family Tree Magazine contributors and readers over the years) is that you can apply them with the tools and techniques that are right for you. You’ll learn a lot more about such tools and […]