Category Archives: Website and Research Reviews

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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“Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing”, my review

About a month ago I preordered Megan Smolenyak’s new book, “Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing” from Amazon.com.  It came in the mail last Thursday and I immediately started reading it.  Between the toddler, the puppy, and the kitten I … Continue reading

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Genealogy organization – where do I begin again?

I spent the past two weeks catching up on all the end-of-the-year bookkeeping for my husband’s donut shop so that I could get back to focusing on my genealogy addiction.  I finished this morning and now my mind turns to … Continue reading

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