Category : Family

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

How Did the Wrong Family Info Get There?

You may think you have everything correct as far as names, places, and dates for all the individuals on your family tree, including the extended families … but there could be some wrong information there or every individual who does not belong to y...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

Archives for Photos

You might not have thought you could find photos of family members in a state’s, or county’s archives but it is possible. First, see what archives for a state, region or county are available. Whenever visiting any size archive (this includes Museum...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

Collections of Church Records at Ancestry.com

Share this: Ancestry.com frequently updates their existing record collections. The best way to find what’s new is to check out the Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry page. Ancestry recently updated and added church record collecti...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

Ancestor NOT on a Census – Why?

We all have at least one ancestor who we believe was alive but we can not find them on a specific census year record. There can be reasons a relative was not counted on a certain census year. Here are a few of the ideas. Many people were out of tow...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

23andMe Adds FHI Carrier Status Report

23andMe announced that they have added a new Carrier Status report on a serious, but rare, condition that can lead to excessive insulin production. The condition is called familial hyperinsulinism. 23AndMe users can now discover if they are a carri...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

Locating Obituaries for Female Relatives

Because of maiden names, and what could be numerous married names, it can be difficult to locate an obituary on a female relative. The following are some suggestions to help in the search. A common practice in more recent years is for families to p...

Family / Blog Posts - 2 months ago

List of Pastors and Ministers

What a great resource, a listing and information of pastors and ministers in the United States over the decades. With presently a listing online of 92,104 individuals, there are many to investigate. Not all pastors and ministers listed but quite a...