Genealogy Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Mayflower Genealogies, Pilgrims and Early America - About Genealogy
An estimated 30 million people descend from the Pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower and other early ships. Are you one of them?

Surname Changes & Surname Variations - About Genealogy
Learn how and why last names - surnames have changed through the centuries and get tips for searching for these alternate surname spellings and variations.

Family History Travel - Planning a Genealogy Research Trip or Vacation
Get your genealogy vacation or research trip off to the right start with these tips, checklists and advice for planning a genealogy research trip or vacation.

Genealogy Search - Tips and Strategies for Genealogy Search
Learn how to find your family tree on the Internet with these tips for advanced genealogy searching. Special genealogy search techniques teach you how to find what you are looking for - surnames, place names, birth dates, timelines, photos, history,

Genealogy Blogs - Family History News & Web Logs on the Internet
Stay current with the world of online genealogy with these fun and interesting genealogy blogs. Also known as Web logs, these genealogy blogs provide frequently updated content including articles, tips, links to interesting genealogy news items and information on new online databases and resources.

Professional Genealogists - How to Hire One & How to Become One - Certified Genealogists
Many people researching their family tree turn to professional genealogists for assistance. Learn how to locate and hire a professional genealogist to research your family tree, or bone up on the education and certification options available to people wanting to hang out their own genealogy shingle.

Geography & Genealogy - Place Names, Historical Maps, Migrations, Gazetteers
Research the places where your ancestors lived with these geography and historical map references including maps, gazetteers, tips and tools, geographic place names, and more!

Guest Authors on About Genealogy - Genealogy Author Biographies
Read author biographies for genealogists whose work appears on About.com.

Heraldry Clipart - Pictures and Graphics of Coats of Arms, Crests, and other Heraldic Clipart
Search for a picture of an individual's coat of arms or explore a variety of crests, charges, fields, ordinaries, knights, mantles and other heraldic graphics in order to design your own coat of arms.

Heritage Scrapbooks - Scrapbooking & Scrapbook Layouts for Family History
Family tree and heritage scrapbooking ideas including heritage layouts, scrapbooking page ideas, journaling tips and techniques, and heritage scrapbooking supplies.

Historic Photos - Free Collections of Historic Photos of People & Places Around the World
Discover thousands of free historic photos for use in your family history projects in these online collections of digitized historic photos and portraits. The historic photos include military and war photos, images of people and places around the world, and a collection from turn-of-the-century America.

House Histories - How to Research the Genealogy of a Building
Want to trace the history of your home or other historic building? Learn who originally owned the land? The age of the house? The people who have lived in it? Check out these helpful articles, tips, resources and researchers.

Genealogy Mailing Lists & Newsgroups
Browse the archives or subscribe to one or more of these genealogy mailing lists and newsgroups and connect with others who are interested in your surname or area or interest.

Heritage Preservation - Preserving Photos, Documents & Family Heirlooms
Learn how to preserve and/or restore old photos, papers, albums, and scrapbooks including tips, techniques, resources, societies, and supplies. Fun ideas and projects for preserving your family history for generations.

Social Networking - Family & Genealogy 2.0 Web sites
Connect with your family, swap stories and recipes, share family photos, or build collaborative family trees at these Family 2.0 family networking portals.

Genealogical and Historical Societies
Learn more about or join one of these well-respected genealogical organizations where you can meet fellow researchers, make new friends, stay up to date with the latest events in the genealogical community, learn new techniques, take advantage of unique research collections, exchange information with others, and help to preserve important historical records in your community.

Vintage Postcards & Old Postcards - Vintage Postcards Online
Learn more about the town, village or country of your ancestors from old picture postcards. Browse through links to online collections of vintage postcards and you may just find scenes from your family history!

Genealogy Volunteer Opportunities
Want to give back a little to the genealogy community? Check out these wonderful opportunities to volunteer your time, assistance, or expertise to help out other genealogists, including providing lookups, searching out tombstones, designing and maintaining Web sites, and more.

Dates & Calendars for Genealogy Research - Calendar Converters & Birth Calculators
Access online calendars, birthdate calculators, genealogy calendar programs, date converters, today in history, and instructions on proper date formats for genealogy research.

Dictionaries & Glossaries for Genealogists - Meanings of Historical Terms & Archaic Words
Find the meanings of specialized genealogical terms and archaic words in these essential dictionaries and glossaries for genealogists. Includes dictionaries of abbreviations and acronyms, genealogical terms, foreign words, archaic medical terms, historical terms, surname meanings, slang and other dictionaries of use to family historians.

Family Legends, Myths & Stories - Separating Fact from Fiction - About Genealogy
Have you heard that you're related to a Cherokee princess? A U.S. President? Royalty? Learn how to separate the fact from the fiction and prove or disprove family legends and stories.

Planning a Perfect Family Reunion - About Genealogy
Make your next family reunion a success with these family reunion planning tips, timetables, projects, checklists, reunion games, icebreakers, and ideas for incorporating and encouraging family history and genealogy.

Genealogy Software - Family Tree Programs
Which genealogy software program is right for you? Look here for family tree software programs and downloads, free demos, genealogy software reviews, and tips for making the most of your genealogy software.

Free Genealogy Charts & Forms - Family Tree Chart
Download free family tree charts, pedigree charts research logs, and other free genealogy charts and forms to help you in your genealogy research and keep your family tree organized.

Genealogy Humor & Fun - Funny Poems and Articles About Family History
Find humor in your family history with this collection of genealogy poems, articles and commentary covering the fun side of family history.

Oral Histories - Interviewing Relatives and Collecting Oral History - About Genealogy
Learn how to conduct a family interview or collect a meaningful oral history. Plus, browse extensive online oral history collections, get help from various oral history associations, and find groups which collect and preserve oral histories.

Orphan Photos & Rescued Family Memorabilia
Reunite with family photos and memorabilia that have been found by others in attics, antique shops and flea markets, including photos, bibles, letters, postcards and genealogical documents. Orphan photos of your ancestors may just be waiting here for you.

Handwriting & Paleography - Resources for Reading Old Handwriting
Learn how to analyze and decipher old handwriting, known as the science of paleography, in genealogical documents including changes in letter and number formation and tips for making out hard-to-read text.

Identifying Old Photos - How to Identify the Time Period, People, Faces & Places in Old Family Photos
Learn how to identify old photographs, including tips for dating the time period and identifying the people, faces and places pictured in the photo.

Cousins & Kinship - How to Determine and Document Genealogical Relationships
Learn how to determine and document the wide variety of relationships you may come across in your family tree including first, second and third cousins, cousins twice removed, multiple marriages, adoptions, partners, etc.

Timelines and Genealogy - Social & Historical Timelines
Flesh out your knowledge of the lives of your ancestors with the social and historical timelines in these books, Web sites and timeline software programs.

Genealogy Translation Software, Services, and Free Online Translation
Whether you need help translating genealogical documents or searching the Web for genealogy information in other languages, you'll find everything you need right here: links to free online translators, translation agencies, freelance genealogical document translators, and other related translation links.

Autobiography Writing & Life Stories - Help for Writing Your Autobiography
Preserve your own life story and life history for future generations with these tips and tools for writing your own autobiography. Includes autobiography questions to get your words flowing, and free Web space for writing your autobiography online.

Backing Up Your Genealogy - Saving & Preserving Your Family History
Don't let a disaster ruin years of hard work or destroy precious, irreplacable family records or photos. Learn how to safeguard your family history, back up your genealogy software and more.

Blogging Family History - Personal Family History Blogs
Whether you're looking for inspiration for your own family history blog, or just enjoy reading about the searches and stories of others, these family history blogs are beautiful examples of family history publishing via Weblog.

Copyright for Genealogists - Copyright Laws as they Apply to Family Histories
Some portions of your family research are protected by copyright law and some are not. Learn more about the copyright laws of various countries as they relate to publishing your genealogy in books, gedcom files or on the Web.

Databases & Family Trees
Search for your surname in these free databases of surnames and lineage-linked family trees.

Genealogy by Ethnicity
Explore genealogy and family history records, databases, and resources for ethnic and cultural groups including African-Americans, Acadians, Cajuns, Hispanics, Jews, Quakers, and Native Americans.

Relatives, Reunions & Oral History
From family reunions to collecting oral histories, these tutorials, checklists, and finding aids are designed to help you find, interview and connect with living family members. Figure out cousin connections, plan a family reunion, or learn how to track down living people.

Genealogy Fiction Books & Novels
Enjoy a good book with a genealogy theme, including genealogical mystery novels, time-travel stories (traveling back in time) and historical fiction with a genealogy twist.

Free Genealogy Classes - Online Family History Classes, Lessons & Programs
Learn how to trace your family tree or expand your family history knowledge with these free, self-paced genealogy lessons and classes.

Journaling Your Personal History - Journal Writing Techniques & Topics
Don't forget to preserve your own personal history for future generations! Learn how to get started with journaling your personal stories or writing your autobiography with this inspirational techniques, workshops and supplies.

Photos, Scrapbooking & Memorabilia
Learn how to date old family photographs, preserve treasured photos and documents and create wonderful heritage scrapbooks. Plus, links to online photo collections for use in your family history projects, including people and places from the past.

Genealogy Research Tools & Software
Access tools to help you research your family tree including genealogy and family tree software programs, maps and mapping tools, family tree charts and forms, age and date calculators, calendars, and high-tech gadgets. The majority of these genealogy tools are free!

Writing & Publishing Your Family History - Getting Your Family History in Print
Steps, tips, and guides for writing, editing, and publishing your family history, including family history books, genealogy websites, and family history newsletters. Plus, details on copyright laws and source documentation as they apply to genealogy and family history.

Family History Writing - Tips & Techniques for Your Family History Book or Memoir
Planning to write your own family history or memoir? Find inspiration and advice including tips for choosing the focus of your family history book, story themes and ideas, and suggestions for adding interest to the narrative.

Genetic Genealogy - Health Histories & DNA Family Trees
Learn how the genetic markers in DNA can help you to find your ancestors. Plus, how to use genealogy and genetics to predict your risk from a variety of medical conditions.

Genealogy Education
Genealogy educational resources including free and tuition-based online courses and lessons, national genealogy institutes, how to become a professional genealogist, and requirements for professional certification.

Genealogy Volunteer & Professional Help
Network with other genealogy researchers via mailing lists, chat and forums; access genealogical and historical societies; find volunteers willing to answer questions or help with lookups; or learn how to employ the services of a professional genealogist.

Heraldry & Genealogy - Origins and Research Links for Heraldry, Coats of Arms, Blazons & Crests
Explore the origins of heraldry and coats of arms; learn about common heraldic devices; find sources for heraldic material, learn how to

Regional Genealogy - Family Tree Resources by Locality
Find family trees, research guides, historical and genealogical societies, genealogy databases, surnames, and local history organized by region, country and locality.

England BMD - Birth, Marriage & Death Indexes Covering all of England
Search, browse, or explore BMD indexes (birth, marriage and death indexes) of civil registration records covering all of England from 1837 to the present. With the information provided in the BMD index, it is easy to order a certificate copy.

California Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore California genealogy and family history resources, including free online California genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your California surnames and family tree.

Colorado Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Colorado genealogy and family history resources, including free online Colorado genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Colorado surnames and family tree.

Connecticut Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Connecticut genealogy and family history resources, including free online Connecticut genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Connecticut surnames and family tree.

Illinois Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Illinois genealogy and family history resources, including free online Illinois genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Illinois surnames and family tree.

Mississippi Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Mississippi genealogy and family history resources, including free online Mississippi genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Mississippi surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Missouri Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Missouri genealogy and family history resources, including free online Missouri genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Missouri surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Tennessee Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Tennessee genealogy and family history resources, including free online Tennessee genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Tennessee surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Utah Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Utah genealogy and family history resources, including free online Utah genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Utah surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Vermont Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Vermont genealogy and family history resources, including free online Vermont genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Vermont surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Virginia Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Virginia genealogy and family history resources, including free online Virginia genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Virginia surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Washington Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Washington genealogy and family history resources, including free online Washington genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Washington surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

West Virginia Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore West Virginia genealogy and family history resources, including free online West Virginia genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your West Virginia surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Wyoming Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Wyoming genealogy and family history resources, including free online Wyoming genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Wyoming surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Delaware Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Delaware genealogy and family history resources, including free online Delaware genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Delaware surnames and family tree.

Iowa Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Iowa genealogy and family history resources, including free online Iowa genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Iowa surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Kansas Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Kansas genealogy and family history resources, including free online Kansas genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Kansas surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Kentucky Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Kentucky genealogy and family history resources, including free online Kentucky genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Kentucky surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Maryland Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Maryland genealogy and family history resources, including free online Maryland genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Maryland surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Massachusetts Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Massachusetts genealogy and family history resources, including free online Massachusetts genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Massachusetts surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Nevada Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Nevada genealogy and family history resources, including free online Nevada genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Nevada surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

New Hampshire Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore New Hampshire genealogy and family history resources, including free online New Hampshire genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your New Hampshire surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

New Jersey Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore New Jersey genealogy and family history resources, including free online New Jersey genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your New Jersey surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

New Mexico Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore New Mexico genealogy and family history resources, including free online New Mexico genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your New Mexico surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

New York Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore New York genealogy and family history resources, including free online New York genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your New York surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

North Carolina Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore North Carolina genealogy and family history resources, including free online North Carolina genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your North Carolina surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

North Dakota Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore North Dakota genealogy and family history resources, including free online North Dakota genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your North Dakota surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Ohio Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Ohio genealogy and family history resources, including free online Ohio genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Ohio surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Oklahoma Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Oklahoma genealogy and family history resources, including free online Oklahoma genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Oklahoma surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Oregon Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Oregon genealogy and family history resources, including free online Oregon genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Oregon surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Pennsylvania Genealogy and Family History
Pennsylvania genealogy and family history resources including genealogy records, societies, mailing lists, surnames, queries, history and more.

Rhode Island Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Rhode Island genealogy and family history resources, including free online Rhode Island genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Rhode Island surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

South Carolina Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore South Carolina genealogy and family history resources, including free online South Carolina genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your South Carolina surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

South Dakota Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore South Dakota genealogy and family history resources, including free online South Dakota genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your South Dakota surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Texas Genealogy & Family History - About Genealogy
Explore Texas genealogy and family history resources, including free online Texas genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Texas surnames, ancestors, and family tree.

Alexander Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Alexander, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Alexander surname.

Couric Family Tree - Ancestry of Katie Couric
The family tree of Today Show Anchor Katie Couric includes the Couric, Hibbler, Hene, McKleroy, Frohsin, Doutre, Shorter, Cockrell, Ivy, Meyer, Levinsohn, Hagedorn, Rosenbaum, Gill and Belcher surnames. Explore the genealogy of the Couric family in this seven generation family tree.

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Female Ancestors: Letters and Diaries Written by Women
Learn how to uncover letters, diaries, journals, and other written sources with clues to the lives of your female ancestors and other women in history.

Campbell Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Campbell, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Campbell surname.

Presidential Family Trees: Genealogies of US Presidents
More than 100 million Americans have family ties to at least one of the 43 U.S. presidents. Are you one of them? Learn how to research your presidential ancestry or find the clue that connects you to a president's family tree.

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Irish Cemeteries and Burial Records Online - Ireland Genealogy
Search or browse online Ireland cemetery records, including headstone inscriptions, burial registers and gravestone photos for cemeteries across Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Irish Catholic Parish Registers: Free Online Access
Irish parish registers are the single most important source of information for Irish family history prior to the 1901 census. Learn how to access parish registers of over 1,000 churches across Ireland and Northern Ireland online for free.

Sobczak Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Polish last name Sobczak and its variations, plus learn where individuals with the Sobczak surname can be found living today.

Johnson Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Johnson, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Johnson surname.

History of Romance & Dating Customs
Stroll back through the romantic heritage of your ancestors with this timeline of love, marriage, and dating customs throughout history.

WOLF Surname Origin and Meaning
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular last name Wolf and its variations such as Wolf, Wolfe, and Woof, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Wolf surname.

Ancestry of Donald Trump
Explore the German and Scottish ancestors of New York City entrepeneur, Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Family Tree - Great Grandparents
Learn more about the Scottish and German great-grandparents of Donald Trump, and explore his family tree. Page 2.

Dictionary of Old Occupations and Trades
One of the most enjoyable things about doing family history research is discovering what your ancestor did to earn a living. But some of those old occupations, like pettifogger, boniface, and snobscat, make little sense. Learn what your ancestor really did for a living with this free dictionary of old occupations and trades.

PETERS Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Peters surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Peters.

Henderson Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Henderson, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Henderson surname.

CUNNINGHAM Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and Scottish last name Cunningham and its variations, including Cunninghame, Cunnyngham, Konningham and Koenigham.

MCDONALD Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and Scottish last name McDonald and its variations, including MACDONALD, MCDONELL and MACDONNELL.

DECKER Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Decker surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Decker.

100 Most Common US Surnames - Origins and Meanings
What are the most popular last names in the United States? This list of most commonly occurring surnames in America, compiled by the US Census Bureau, includes information on each common surname's origin and meaning.

How am I Related? Cousin Relationships Explained
What is a second cousin? How about a first cousin once removed? Get the scoop behind kissing cousins and various other cousin relationships, and use our handy chart to find out how you and a relative are related.

Most Common Australian Surnames and Their Meanings
List of most common Australian surnames, with information on population statistics, plus the meaning and origin for each common Australian surname.

Most Common Australian Surnames and Their Meanings
List of most common Australian surnames, with information on population statistics, plus the meaning and origin for each common Australian surname.

Scottish Surnames Meanings & Origins
Uncover the meaning of your Scottish surname with this free guide to Scottish last name meanings and origins. Includes a list of 100 of the most popular Scottish surnames, plus links to related Scottish genealogy resources.

English Surnames: Last Name Meanings and Origins
Uncover the meaning of your English last name with this free guide to English surname meanings and origins. Includes a list of 100 of the most popular English surnames, plus links to resources for researching English ancestors.

Maryland Vital Records - Births, Deaths and Marriages
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Maryland, including the dates for which Maryland vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Maryland vital records databases.

NIXON Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Nixon surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Nixon.

How to Search Manuscript Collections Online
Learn about the variety of online tools available for locating manuscript collections across multiple participating repositories in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and other countries around the world. Page 2.

Manuscript Collections - Where Can I Find Documents on My Ancestors?
Learn how to identify a repository or manuscript collection which may hold documents pertinent to your research. Page 3.

Family History Research in Manuscript Collections
Manuscript collections, filled with personal, family and business records, are available in the special collections of repositories around the world. Learn how to locate and use manuscript collections to answer questions about your family history.

Louisa May Alcott - Family Tree and Genealogy
Louisa May Alcott, best known as the author of Little Women, never married and has no descendants. Her rich ancestry, however, reaches back to the founding days of our country and includes her father, famous transcendentalist Bronson Alcott. Many people can claim a relation to Louisa May Alcott through her siblings, cousins and other relatives.

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House Histories: How to Trace the Genealogy of Your Home
Whether you live in a Manhattan brownstone apartment or a castle in France, your home may be harboring a fascinating history. Learn how to uncover the history and genealogy of a house or other building with this step by step guide.

25 Google Power Search Tips for Genealogists
Learn how to Google as you've never Googled before with these tips for using Google for all aspects of your genealogy search.

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How to Trace Your Family Tree in US Land Deeds
Land deeds are some of the richest genealogical sources available for tracing US ancestors. Learn how to locate and use land deeds to piece together your family tree with this step-by-step guide.

Deed Indexes - How to Locate Your Family in US Land Deeds
Find land deeds for your ancestors with this guide to locating and using land deeds and deed indexes throughout the United States. Page 2.

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Gerald Ford Family Tree - Ancestry and Genealogy
America's 38th president, Gerald Rudolph Ford, was actually born Leslie Lynch King, meaning that his ancestors were Kings, not Fords. Learn more about the ancestry of the former U.S. president in this genealogy and family tree of Gerald Ford.

US Ship Manifests: What do the Annotations Mean?
Annotations were often added to passenger ship manifests at the time of arrival or later to clarify information, indicate a problem with an alien's status or to verify details in conjunction with an immigrant's application for citizenship.

5 Places to Begin Your Search for Czech Ancestors
If you have ancestors who came from Czechoslovakia or Bohemia--what is now the Czech Republic--then you won't want to miss these five online databases and resources for researching your Czech roots online.

House Histories: How to Trace the History and Genealogy of your Home
Learn how to locate and use blueprints, building permits, utility records, insurance records and other documents to trace the history of your home and its former occupants. Page 2.

House Histories
Discover the people who lived in your home before you with this guide to researching a building's former occupants. Page 3.

Reagan Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Reagan and its variations such as Regan and O'Regan, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Reagan surname.

BUSH Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Bush surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Bush.

Clinton Surname Meaning and Origin - About Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Clinton, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Clinton surname and variations such as Clint and Clynton.

Harrison Surname Meaning and Origin - About Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Harrison, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Harrison surname.

WASHINGTON Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Washington surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Washington.

Jackson Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Jackson, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Jackson surname.

HOOVER Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the Hoover surname and its variations, including Huber, Hueber and Hover.

HAYES Surname Origin and Last Name Meaning
Discover the origins of the Hayes surname, plus possible meanings of the common last name. Includes links to databases and resources related to the last name Hayes.

Obama Surname Meaning and Origin - Gorski Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Obama and its variations such as Obam and O'Bama, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Obama surname.

Gorski Surname Meaning and Origin - Gorski Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Polish last name Gorski and its variations such as Gurski, Gora, and Gorka, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Gorski surname.

Kaminski Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Polish last name Kaminski and its variations such as Kaminsky, Kamienski, and Kaniensky, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Kaminski surname.

Duda Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Polish last name Duda and its variations such as Duda, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Duda surname.

Brennan Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Brennan and its variations such as Brennen, Brannon, and Brannan, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Brennan surname.

Italian Surname Meanings and Origins - Last Names from Italy
Uncover the meaning of your Italian last name with this free guide to Italian surname meanings and origins.

Vintage Valentines - History and Online Collections
Learn about the history and origins of valentines, valentine postcards, and penny dreadfuls, and explore vintage valentine collections on the web.

Historic Newspapers Online - Digital Collections
Research online in these historic newspaper collections from around the world. Most include digital images of the actual newspapers as well as a searchable index.

Historic Newspapers Online - Digital Collections
Research online in these historic newspaper collections from around the world. Most include digital images of the actual newspapers as well as a searchable index.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers - Search Strategies and Researchers Guide
Over 10 million digitized historic American newspaper pages are available online through Chronicling America. Learn how to used advanced search features and other tips to make the most of this free research website.

Surname Origins - Find the Meaning of Your Last Name
Find the meaning and origin of your last name in this free online dictionary of surname meanings, including surnames of English, Irish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, English, Canadian, Australian, and Jewish origin.

Polish Surname Meanings and Origins
Uncover the meaning of your Polish last name with this overview of the origins of Polish surnames, along with meanings for fifty of the most common last names of Poland.

LYNCH Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and English last name Lynch and its variations, including Lynche, Linch and Linchey.

O'DONNELL Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name O'Donnell and its variations, including O'Donald, O'Daniel and O'Donle.

Traditional Family Naming Patterns of the British Isles
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Traditional Family Naming Patterns of the British Isles
Learn about common naming patterns used by families when naming children in the British Isles, including traditional naming patterns in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

KENNEDY Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and Scottish last name Kennedy and its variations, including O'Kennedy Kennedie, Cannady, Kannaday and Canady.

NOLAN Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish surname Nolan and common last name variations, such as Nowland, Nolyn, Nolin and O'Nolan.

MAHONY Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and last name Mahony and its variations, including Mahoney and O'Mahony.

MAGUIRE Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Maguire and its variations, including MacGuire and McGuire.

O'BRIEN Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish and English last name O'Brien and its variations, including O'Brian, Brien, Brient and Bryand.

MacCarthy Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name MacCarthy and its variations, including MacCarhty, McCarthy, MacCarty and McCarty.

BIA Indian Census Records - Reservation vs Non Reservation
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BIA Indian Census Records - How Accurate Are They?
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BIA Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940
Guide to the Indian Census Rolls, compiled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, between 1885 and 1940, in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration. By Mary Frances Morrow, Reference Archivist, Indian Records, NARA.

BIA Indian Census Records - Who Was Included?
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BIA Indian Census Records - Is it an Enrollment Number?
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Hunting for Witches in the Family Tree - About Genealogy
Searching for witches in the family tree with this guide to the history of witchcraft in Europe and Colonial America, and records of the witch trials.

Step by Step Guide to Tracing Your Family Tree
New to researching your family tree? Try this step by step introduction to family tree research and learn more about your ancestors and your roots. Family tree research is easy and fun!

Florida Vital Records - Births, Deaths & Marriages
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Florida. Find links to online Florida vital records databases.

Alaska Vital Records - Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Alaska, including the dates for which vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online vital records databases.

North Carolina Genealogy Databases and Digital Records
Research and explore your North Carolina family history online with these online North Carolina databases, indexes and digitized records collections - many of them free!

10 Don't Miss Historical Map Collections Online
Genealogists, historians, and anyone else with a need for historical maps will not want to miss this collection of links to some of the best historical map collections available online.

How to Find Free Digitized Historical Records Online at FamilySearch
The FamilySearch website offers FREE access to millions of digitized historical records. Some are easy to find, but others are hidden where you might not expect them. Learn how to really dig into the FamilySearch website to find new records you might otherwise have missed!

Holocaust Genealogy - Researching Holocaust Ancestors
Whether you're searching for information about ancestors or relatives who disappeared or were killed during the Holocaust, or want to learn whether any relatives survived the Holocaust and may have living descendants there are a number of resources available to you.

About Genealogy: 10 Online Sources for Holocaust Research
From deportation records to lists of the martyred to survivor testimonies, the Holocaust has generated a vast amount of documents and records - many of which can be researched online!

FamilySearch - Free Genealogy Records Online
Free genealogy records online in the Historical Records section of FamilySearch include more than 5.3 billion names in 2000+ collections from countries all over the world. Learn how to mine this massive resource to help answer questions in your family tree!

BIANCHI Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Bianchi, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Bianchi surname.

Researching a Famous Ancestor in Your Family Tree
Am I related to someone famous? A movie star, bank robber, queen, or hero of the Wild West? If you suspect a famous ancestor in your family tree, try these research steps and techniques to help you prove (or disprove) the famous connection.

Researching Black Sheep and Scoundrels in the Family Tree
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GIORDANO Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Giordano, including the parts of the world where it is most commonly found.

MORALES Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Morales, plus what parts of the world individuals with the Morales surname are most commonly found.

Adoption Search - How to Find Your Birth Parent or Child
Start the search for your birth family with these step-by-step suggestions for locating birth parents, children, and other adoptees. Includes tips for researching adoptees in your family tree.

Babe Ruth in the US Census - Baseball Legend George Herman Ruth
See baseball legend Babe Ruth in the 1940 census, soon after his retirement from baseball, living in a New York City condo with his wife, Claire; daughters Julia and Dorothy; mother-in-law Carrie Merritt; and brother-in-law Hubert.

NUNEZ - Surname Meaning, Origin and Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Nunez, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Nunez surname.

Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths in Australia
Research your Australian ancestors with this guide on where to access records of birth, marriage and death in Australia.

German Vital Records - Genealogy
Research your German ancestors with this guide to accessing records of birth, marriage and death in Germany.

The Origins of Memorial Day
Learn about the origins of Memorial Day, including many of the towns which claim to be the source of the first Memorial Day. This article also explores how Memorial Day differs from Veterans Day, which southern states also celebrate Confederate Memorial Day, and how to learn more about your military ancestors.

British Columbia Vital Records - How to Obtain Records of Birth Death[R]Marriage and Divorce in British Columbia Canada BC CA
How to obtain vital records in the province of British Columbia ( birth, death, marriage or divorce ) including fees, dates, etc.

Australian Wills, Estate and Probate Records
Wills and probate packets in Australia can often be a gold mine for learning more about your Australian ancestors. Learn where and how to locate wills and probate records for each Australian state, including links to online indexes and wills.

How to Locate Australian Wills and Probate Records
Wills and probate packets in Australia can often be a gold mine for learning more about your Australian ancestors. Learn where and how to locate wills and probate records for each Australian state, including links to online indexes and wills. Page 2.

Top Sources for Researching Canadian Military Ancestors
Dig out the details of your Canadian soldier ancestors' military service, with this collection of sources for military service and pension records, war memorials, military cemeteries and other military records and resources for the Canadian Armed Forces.

Thomas - Last Name Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Thomas, plus explore genealogy and family trees for the Thomas surname.

How to Research British Criminal Ancestors Online
A large number of online British databases document criminal records and court proceedings for men and women across the United Kingdom. From the Proceedings of the Old Bailey in London to criminal and convict registers, there are a wealth of British resources for researching criminal ancestors online.

Tracing Your Swedish Ancestry - Archives of Sweden - Addresses Web[R] Sites Phone Numbers
Postal addresses, phone numbers, fax, email addresses and Web sites for archives in Sweden including national archives, regional archives, city archives and other miscellaneous archives throughout Sweden.

Puerto Rico Vital Records - How to Obtain Records of Birth Death Marriage[R]and Divorce in Puerto Rico
How to obtain vital records in Puerto Rico (birth, death, marriage, divorce) including fees, dates, addresses, etc.

Historical U.S. Land Records & Deeds Online
Dearch databases and browse digitized images of a variety of online historical land records from across the United States, including land grants, deeds, homestead applications, bounty land warrants and plat maps.

Historical U.S. Land Records & Deeds Online
Dearch databases and browse digitized images of a variety of online historical land records from across the United States, including land grants, deeds, homestead applications, bounty land warrants and plat maps.

Convicts to Australia - Researching Convict Ancestors
From the arrival of the First Fleet at Botany Bay in 1788, Australia and New Zealand have an 80-year history of convict transportation and settlement. About 162,000 convicts to Australia

New York Genealogy Digital Records Online
Research and explore your New York genealogy and family history online with these online New York genealogy databases, indexes and digitized records collections - many of them free!

New York Genealogy Digital Records Online
Research and explore your New York genealogy and family history online with these online New York genealogy databases, indexes and digitized records collections - many of them free!

PADILLA - Surname Meaning, Origin & Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Padilla, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Padilla surname.

Robinson Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Robinson, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Robinson surname.

Iowa Vital Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Iowa, including the dates for which Iowa vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Iowa vital records databases.

Digitizing Family Movies - Transfer Videotapes to DVD
Preserve your precious family memories by transferring them from bulky, deteriorating videotapes onto DVDs. This guide walks you step by step through the process, from the necessary hardware and software to capturing and editing your video and burning the results onto DVD.

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Clark Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Clark, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Clark surname.

Manitoba Vital Records - How to Obtain Records of Birth Death Marriage [R]and Divorce in Manitoba Canada MB CA
How to obtain vital records in the province of Manitoba ( birth, death, marriage or divorce ) including fees, dates, etc.

Historical Land Records Online
Dearch databases and browse digitized images of a variety of online historical land records from around the world, including land grants, deeds, and property maps.

Historical Land Records Online
Dearch databases and browse digitized images of a variety of online historical land records from around the world, including land grants, deeds, and property maps.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

French Genealogy Online Databases and Records
Explore France genealogy records online, including French birth, marriage and death records ( actes etat civil ), French census records ( recensements de population ) and French parish registers ( registres paroissiaux ). Most of these French genealogy records are online for free.

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Find free genealogy databases and free genealogy search sites in this collection of the Web's 101 best free genealogy sites.

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US Historical Newspapers Online by State
Search indexed historical newspapers online or browse the actual digitized pages of hundreds of digitized historical newspapers online. This listing directs you to historical newspapers online for the United States, organized by state.

Historical Newspapers Online: Minnesota - New York
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Historical Newspapers Online: Indiana - Michigan
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Family Tree Maker 10.0 - Review of Family Tree Maker Genealogy Software [R]by Dick Eastman
Read a review of the Family Tree Maker genealogy software program, by genealogist Dick Eastman.

Origin for the Surname Thompson Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Thompson, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Thompson surname.

American Passenger Lists of Immigrants From US Port Arrivals
Learn how to find ship passenger lists, customs passenger lists, and other records of passenger arrivals in the United States of America from colonial times to the present. Includes a guide to available passenger lists and indexes both online and offline.

101 Places to Research Your Family Tree for Free
Explore one hundred of the best free genealogy sites and free surname search sites online for your ancestors - these free genealogy records combined include billions of names!

101 Places to Research Your Family Tree for Free
Explore one hundred of the best free genealogy sites and free surname search sites online for your ancestors - these free genealogy records combined include billions of names!

101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free
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101 Ways to Research Your Family Tree for Free
Explore one hundred of the best free genealogy databases and free surname search sites on the Net - these free genealogy databases combined include billions of names!

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Ancestry of George W. Bush - Bush Family Tree
Explore the ancestors of Presidents George Bush, his father, George Herbert Walker Bush, and his grandfather Prescott Bush in this extensive family tree. Includes connections to President Harrison Pierce, Senator John Kerry, Princess Diana and other royalty.

Genealogy Research in Great Britain
Once you've explored as much of your family tree as you can online, it's time to head to Britain and the land of your ancestors. Learn which repositories to visit on your family history research trip to England, Scotland, and Wales.

CA Vital Records: Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in California, including the dates for which vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online vital records databases.

Wisconsin Vital Records - Birth, Death and Marriage Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Wisconsin, including the dates for which Wisconsin vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Wisconsin vital records databases.

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Find free genealogy databases and free genealogy search sites in this collection of the Web's 101 best free genealogy sites.

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Colorado Vital Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Colorado, including the dates for which vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online vital records databases.

Canada Historical Land and Tax Records Online
Dearch databases and browse digitized images of a variety of online historical land records and tax records from across Canada, including land grants, deeds, homestead records, and property maps.

How to Get Marriage, Death & Birth Certificates in NY
New York vital records - learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and other vital records in New York, including the dates for which New York vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online New York vital records databases.

Canadian Census - Researching Ancestors From 1871–1921
Learn how to locate ancestors in the Canadian census, a valuable source for information on individuals who lived in Canada since 1666.

iPad and Mobile Apps for Genealogy
Looking for new apps to boost genealogy productivity on your iPad? This list of apps includes everything from apps which work with popular genealogy software, to apps for better searching and apps to boost your productivity as a mobile genealogist.

iPad and Mobile Apps for Genealogy
Looking for new apps to boost genealogy productivity on your iPad? This list of apps includes everything from apps which work with popular genealogy software, to apps for better searching and apps to boost your productivity as a mobile genealogist.

Reading Old Handwriting - Examples and Tutorials
Reading tips and suggestions for deciphering old handwriting is great, but the best way to learn is practice, practice, practice! These online document examples and tutorials should help you get started.

Alien Registration Records
Alien registration records are an excellent source of family history information on U.S. immigrants who never became naturalized citizens. Learn more about the genealogical value of alien registration records, how to determine if an alien registration record exists for your ancestor, and how to obtain a copy of your ancestor's alien registration record.

Immigration and Naturalization Databases - Ancestry Research
Locate your immigrant ancestors in this collection of immigration databases, passenger lists, naturalization records, and other online immigration and naturalization resources.

Alabama Vital Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Alabama, including the dates for which vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online vital records databases.

Indiana Vital Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Indiana, including the dates for which Indiana vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Indiana vital records databases.

Nevada Vital Records - Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Nevada, including the dates for which Nevada vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Nevada vital records databases.

Social Security Number Allocations by Location
Determine the state in which a Social Security number was issued using the following chart.

Obtain Georgia Vital Records - Births, Deaths & Marriages
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in Georgia, including the dates for which vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online Georgia vital records databases.

New Brunswick Vital Records
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in New Brunswick, Canada, including the dates for which civil registration records are available in New Brunswick, where they are located, and links to online New Brunswick vital records databases.

Guide to Research in Records of the US Southern Claims Commission
Records of the US Southern Claims Commission are rich with first-person testimony of not only those who made claims for restitution following the Civil War, but also neighbors, relatives, and former slaves.

Southern Claims Commission Records: Life in the Neighborhood
US Southern Claims Commission records can be an extremely valuable resource for building a picture of life in a neighborhood, both during and after the US Civil War. Learn who was related to who, how people felt about the war, and how reconstruction affected the local population. Page 2.

Locating Historical U.S. Deeds Online
How and where to access deeds, mortgages, and other property records online, for genealogical research, title searches, or for the purpose of oil, gas, or shale property leasing.

How to Find the Birthplace of Your Immigrant Ancestor
Determining the birth place of your immigrant ancestor is the key to the next branch in your family tree. Learn what and where to search to find your immigrant ancestor's country, town or village of origin.

BEGUM Last Name Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Begum, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Begum surname.

Best Genealogy Software Readers' Choice Awards 2013
These genealogy software programs were selected by readers as the best programs for windows in 2013, and many are still at the top today. Learn more about these programs.

VALDEZ - Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Valdez, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Valdez surname.

Sources for Hidden Family Relationships in Estate Records
Wills and other estate records often name heirs, but there are often other genealogical relationships hidden among the records that aren't directly identified. Learn how to mine wills and probate records for indirect evidence of potential in-laws, neighbors, and other important relationships.

JIMENEZ Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Jimenez, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Jimenez surname.

ALI - Surname Meaning | Origin for the Surname Ali Genealogy
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Ali, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Ali surname.

Free People Search Databases and Strategies
Learn how to find people online in a wide variety of databases - both public and private. Includes people search strategies and tips.

What Do All of the Census Abbreviations Mean?
Handy list of abbreviations and their meanings, gathered from census forms and census taker instructions for the US, Canadian and British censuses.

Local History - How to Research the Genealogy of a Town
Learn how to use local history research to uncover the story of the people, places and events that impacted your ancestors daily lives.

HEALY Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Healy and its variations, including O'Healy, Healey, Haily, Haly, Heeley and Heely.

GALLAGHER Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Gallagher and its variations, including O'Gallagher, Gallaher, Gallacher, Galigher and Gallaugher.

FLYNN Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Flynn and its variations, including O'Flynn, O'Floinn, Flinn, Fline and O'Loin

FITZGERALD Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Fitzgerald and its variations, including FitzGerald, MacGerailt, M'Garilt and M'Gerald.

FARRELL Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Farrell and its variations, including O'Farrell, O'Farrelly, Ferrell and Feral.

DUFFY Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Duffy and its variations, including O'Duffy, Dowey, Duhig, Doohey and McFee.

DUNNE Last Name Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origin of the popular Irish last name Dunne and its variations, including Dunn, Dun, Donn, Duinn, Doinn and Dwynne.

Research in Wills and Probate Records in England and Wales
Wills and probate records in England and Wales can often be a gold mine for learning more about your British ancestors. Learn where and how to locate wills and probate records for both England and Wales, including links to online indexes and wills.

Clues in the Pre-1850 US Censuses - How to Dig Details from the Early Census Records
Most genealogists find their eyes glazing over when they encounter the columns and head counts of the pre-1850 census enumerations. When used together, however, these early U.S. census records can often provide important clues to early American families.

How to Determine Death Dates from Pre-1850 US Census Records
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Free Social Security Death Index Search - Best Sites
Why pay to search the Social Security Death Index - SSDI - when you can use and search the SSDI for free? These online sites offer up-to-date, current versions of the US SSDI database with free online search for everyone.

Access Restrictions to Social Security Death Index
Changes to the public Social Security Death Master File, or Social Security Death Index, enacted in 2011, and again in 2014, have removed access to numerous social security numbers that were previously included, and also resulted in a 40% annual decrease in posted death records. Learn why!

South Dakota Vital Records - Births, Deaths and Marriages
South Dakota vital records - learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and other vital records in South Dakota, including the dates for which South Dakota vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online South Dakota vital records databases.

Enumeration Districts Defined and How to Find ED Maps
Learn how an enumeration district is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau and how to use the enumeration district or ED number to locate individuals in historic U.S. census records, 1970 through 1940.

Secrets of a Successful Genealogical Society
Genealogical societies can thrive in this age of Internet genealogy. Learn what many genealogical societies are doing to attract new members and boost renewals.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Jump Straight to the Country of Origin
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Top 10 Genealogy Mistakes to Avoid
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common genealogy mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Misspell the Word Genealogy as Geneology, Geneaology, Genology or Geniology
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Trust Everything You See in Print
Separate the fact from fiction in published genealogies and family histories, both in print books and on Internet genealogy sites. Appearing in print doesn't mean that it's true.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - We're Related to Someone Famous
You may have heard that you're related to royalty, a bad boy from the American West, or a Cherokee princess, but is it really true? Learn how to determine if you're really related to someone famous, or if it's really just a family story.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Family History is More Than Just Names & Dates
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Beware Generic Family Histories & Coats of Arms
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Accept Family Legends as Fact
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Limit Yourself to Just One Spelling
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Common Genealogy Mistakes - Don't Neglect to Document Your Sources
Almost everyone tracing their family tree has made one or more of these common mistakes. Learn how to side-step these traps yourself, with this guide to the top ten genealogy mistakes to avoid.

Military Abbreviations Found on U.S. Grave Markers
Learn how to decipher the military abbreviations and jargon found on the grave markers and tombstones of men and women who served in the U.S. military. Most signify medals and awards, or the unit in which the individual served.

AGUILAR Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the Aguilar surname, plus learn about famous people with the Aguilar last name and its variations, and where to find records for your Aguilar ancestors.

SANTIAGO Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Santiago, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Santiago surname.

BRUNO Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Bruno, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Bruno surname.

CRAIG Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the Craig surname, plus learn about famous people with the Craig last name and its variations, and where to find records for your Craig ancestors.

COLON Surname Meaning and Origin
Discover the meaning and origins of the common Spanish surname Colon, plus information on famous individuals with the Colon last name, and links to research sources for Colon genealogy.

MORGAN Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Morgan, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Morgan surname.

WEBB Surname Meaning and Origin
Find out the meaning and origin of the last name Webb, plus explore genealogy and family trees for the Webb surname.

FOSTER - Surname Origin, Meaning and Famous Fosters
Learn the meaning and origins of the Foster surname, and explore Foster historical records and online family trees.

Research British Civil Registration Records Using the GRO
The GRO index reference makes it easier to locate and request a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate. Learn what the GRO index is, and how to locate the GRO reference for an individual online.

Gravestone Epitaphs - Interesting, Funny and Famous Last Words
Sometimes humor can be found where you least expect it - such as in the cemetery. These epitaphs include humor, the famous, the curious and the just plain strange.

North Dakota Vital Records - Births, Deaths and Marriages
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and other vital records issued in North Dakota, including the dates for which North Dakota vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online North Dakota vital records databases.

CHAPMAN Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the Chapman surname, plus explore Chapman genealogy resources and records, and information on famous individuals who bear the Chapman surname.

GALLO Surname Meaning and Origin
The popular Italian surname Gallo originates most commonly from the Latin word for rooster. Learn more about other possible meanings and origins of the Gallo last name.

Why is There No 1890 Census?
Learn how more than 99 percent of the 1890 US Federal census records were destroyed and which 1890 census records are still available to researchers.

How to Safely Remove Photos from Old Sticky Photo Albums
Learn a variety of techniques and strategies for safely removing photographs from old sticky albums, including adhesive remover, dental floss, hair dryers, freezing, and more. Discusses prolonging the life of photos that cannot be removed from magnetic sticky albums as well.

New York City Vital Records - Births, Deaths and Marriages
Learn how and where to obtain birth, marriage, and death certificates and records in the five boroughs of New York City, including the dates for which NYC vital records are available, where they are located, and links to online vital records databases and indexes for New York City residents.

MILLS Surname Meaning and Origin
Learn the meaning and origin of the last name Mills, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Mills surname.

Tips to Help You Decipher and Understand Old Documents
Old documents and records present a challenge to genealogists, from old script, to archaic dates and terms, to old handwriting that seems downright impossible to read. Learn the tricks of the trade that genealogists use and need to read, understand and interpret older documents.