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  • Find Out If You Are Related To Anyone Famous at OneGr...
    By on June 20th, 2013 | 95 Comments95 Comments Comments
    For many historical figures, a great deal of family history research has been done already. If your own family tree leads back to one of these individuals, then verifying the story can be simple. At OneGreatFamily, we have the genealogies of some famous people. You can find their genealogies by visiting the OneGreatFamily Famous Ancestors Page. We...
  • Free Genealogy Resources On The Net
    By on March 26th, 2009 | 5 Comments5 Comments Comments
    Sending out letters, requesting assistance and paying for it, or traveling to international destinations to search for ourselves,  all cost a reasonable amount to accomplish and some of us weren’t able to actively track down people using those methods. The internet with its plethora of information, allows us the luxury of viewing a passeng...
  • Gen Web Project
    By on March 24th, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    One of the most incredible feats of volunteers and in genealogy research that exist today, exists online, offering free areas and documents to research for amateurs and professionals alike and is nearly singlehandedly responsible for keeping free genealogy alive and wel and living on the internet. We’re speaking of course of the Genweb projec...
  • How 9/11 and Identity Theft is Changing Online Geneal...
    By on February 4th, 2009 | No Comments Comments
    Post 9/11 however they grew, and continue to do so, with nations all over the world debating whether your right to access public information should be halted. It was reported the in September 11 terrorist attacks the terrorists gained their documentation, drivers licenses and so on from information that they gleaned online. Further, since that tim...
  • Australian Ancestors–Fremantle Prison
    By on January 10th, 2009 | No Comments Comments
    Australia was of course one of the penal colonies, where the black sheep ancestors of many Australians today were retired to when they committed some kind of misdeed, or in those days, imagined misdeed against the crown. Australia was for all intents and purposes, for a time, a large penal colony for those who had committed some major or minor inf...
  • Tracing Your Native Heritage–Pt 2–No Ties
    By on November 20th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    The first will be finding exactly what tribe or band your parent, or your grandparents actually belonged to may be difficult unless you have some clues to go on. The second thing is that by and large you will most likely not find any measure of acceptance there, or if you do, its going to take some real effort.. A harsh thing to say perhaps but so...
  • Jewish Heritage Searches–Resources
    By on November 17th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Not every country, or culture has good records of their existence and some of them, in all honesty, have been pursued or persecuted to the point that in some instances it didnt’ pay to relate or keep abreast of family histories. Jewish history, as well all know has some instances of this, much like Native American, Russian, and other culture...
  • Tracking down Marriages
    By on August 17th, 2008 | 4 Comments4 Comments Comments
    Fortunately there are places where you can go to find some of the things that you might not find in the census or family records, such as the marriages of those who are further up the line than just parents or grandparents. The Uk particularly provides for this in a number of ways. There are national indexes that will help you to find all of the r...
  • Midwest America | Tracing Norwegian Ancestors
    By on August 11th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    In the Midwest, particularly Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and areas such as those, many of the immigrants were of Norwegian descent, which presents it’s own special problems when trying to trace your roots. Most people know well about the explorations of the Vikings along the coasts of North America, which began long before the English expediti...
  • Genealogy Charting | Common Genealogical Charts
    By on August 5th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    The most common forms that you’re going to find to keep your genealogy information together are those which are also used by genealogists the world over. They are the pedigree chart, or the family group sheet. Both of these will help you keep all the information that you’ve found on your family history together in one place. They are e...


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