Category Archives: Website and Research Reviews

Genealogy and Facebook

If you haven’t already discovered the many ways that Facebook can help you in your genealogy research, get ready for a whole new world.  I use Facebook in my research and writing quite a bit.  In fact, it is actually … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday – Genealogy Workshop with D. Joshua Taylor

If you keep up with the modern Genealogy world at all you probably know who D. Josh Taylor is.  He is the young genealogist recently starring on “Genealogy Roadshow” and also on several episodes of “Who Do You Think You … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Timelines

As genealogists I think many of us question what the end product of all our hard work will be. Maybe we will write a book or make Heritage Scrapbooks. Maybe we will plan and host family reunions and try to … Continue reading

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I have been nominated for my first Blog Award!!

Today I got nominated for my first blog award!  Deborah Sweeney of genealogylady.net did me the honor of nominating me.  Thanks Deborah! The rules for this award are similar to several others: 1. Thank the person who nominated you and include … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday – Digitized Photos

Today I would like to express my thanks to those that digitize and share their old pictures.  After my Grandma Gotcher died in 1998, I wondered what was going to happen to all of the old pictures that Grandma had … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Facebook

For years I have been an ancestry.com internet genealogist.  I love having so many records and public trees right at my fingertips and the cost is worth it to me.  I do enjoy the occasional research road trip and plan … Continue reading

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1940 Census

The 1940 census came out earlier this month.  Even though the images haven’t been indexed I have been having fun trying to find family members.  I found my Great Grandmother Maria Sophia living beside her sons Bryce and Everett with … Continue reading

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I ain’t dead yet

Originally posted on SaveEveryStep:
Mother’s Day cometh. My eldest son just turned 12. My millennium baby has managed to suck up 12 years of my life without me hardly noticing the time pass. Was there even a life before Motherhood?…

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Death and the Genealogist – Motivation Monday

Genealogists deal with dead people all the time.  I don’t find it the least bit odd that I collect obituaries and death certificates or that I like to stop at old cemeteries.  But the constant thread throughout my research is … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – The Help of Others

One of the most important things I learned last year in my Genealogy Research is how much I can learn by reaching out to other Genealogists or History buffs.  Sometimes it feels like genealogy research can be an independent, isolated … Continue reading

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