Published by FletcherFamilyTree: Records of Civilian Deaths Overseas (US and UK)

My newest contribution to Legacy News is available and talks about how to research ancestors that died abroad. Consulates of the United States Government and British Parliament recorded vital statistics of their citizens in foreign jurisdictions. They are a great alternative when vital records at all levels (state, county, town) have been exhausted and one can […]

https://fletcherfamilytree.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/records-of-civilian-deaths-overseas-us-and-uk/

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Published by TheFamilyKalamazoo: Farm Life 100 Years Ago

Looking through my computer files (such a mess!), I found an old Word document I thought I’d share with you. When my daughter was 10 she wanted to be a paperdoll centerfold for American Girl magazine. One of the requirements was to interview female living relatives about their childhoods. Her oldest female relative that we […]

https://thefamilykalamazoo.wordpress.com/2015/10/13/farm-life-100-years-ago/

Published by Moore Genealogy: The Magic Of Photographs

Photographs of people, places, and events can be an exceptional aid in our enjoyment of working on our family history. I have in the past written about some of my finds in family pictures. I am the first to say I have had some great luck with obtaining these photographs. Distant cousins and genealogist have […]

https://mooregenealogy.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/the-magic-of-photographs/

Published by TheFamilyKalamazoo Blog: Tennyson’s Words for Henry Waruf’s Funeral

In a post called “Who Was Hank Waruf, Kalamazoo Gunsmith?” I wrote about the husband of my great-great-grandmother’s sister, Carrie (Paak) Waruf. The couple owned the resort Ramona Palace and Ramona Park, as well as many cottages and their own home, at Long Lake in Portage, Michigan. In my files I found the brochure for […]

https://thefamilykalamazoo.wordpress.com/2015/10/05/tennysons-words-for-henry-warufs-funeral/

Published by Sourceline: Preparing for a Genealogy Road Trip

If you are planning to head to the state or provincial archives to do research on your ancestors, it is important to plan ahead so that you will have the best chance of success while onsite. Create a research plan: Before you go, take a look at the documents that you already have. This will […]

https://rsourceline.wordpress.com/2015/08/03/preparing-for-a-genealogy-road-trip/

Published by Sourceline: The Learning Curve – Learn about Genealogy

One of the best things about genealogy is the many opportunities to learn. Workshops, magazines, blogs, conferences and even Facebook pages/groups. Whether you are a beginner, a seasoned researcher or a professional, there are always learning opportunities available. If you are looking for webinars, Legacy Family Tree has a listing here:http://familytreewebinars.com/upcoming-webinars.php Family Tree University has […]

https://rsourceline.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/the-learning-curve-learn-about-genealogy/

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Starting her off young

A few weeks ago my 11 year old niece expressed interest to me about taking her DNA, so I was more than willing to purchase an ancestryDNA kit for her once it went on sale :). My niece also told me she wanted to make a nice family tree, we setup a familysearch.org account and […]

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/starting-her-off-young/