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  • Native American Genealogy Methods
    By on August 4th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Whatever your reason for wanting to trace your Native American ancestry, whether its to become a part of the tribe, or simply to verify that old family story that says you were a direct descendant of a federally recognized Native American tribe, it’s going to start just like any other kind of genealogy. At the beginning. The beginning of any...
  • Melungeons | Who Are They?
    By on August 4th, 2008 | 12 Comments12 Comments Comments
    If you’re not familiar with the term Melungeon, then you’re not unlike many others, even some genealogists aren’t aware of the term and haven’t a clue what it means, or who it applies to. However if your family comes from the Cumberland Gap area, or Cumberland Plateau, and called Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, or West Virgi...
  • Video: How To Create Your Family Tree
    By on August 2nd, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    What is a Family Tree? How do I make one? Why do I need one? What does it include? Where do I start? My family aren’t from the UK, what do I do? I do not have correct dates? Why should I start from the paternal side of my family tree? I can only trace from the maternal side of my family, how do I do this? Will I have to combine both paternal...
  • Video: Getting Started – How To Trace Your Root...
    By on August 1st, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    How would I start to trace my family tree? Where do I get a copy of my birth certificate from? My family are all across the world, where do I start? My family are from Scotland, where do I start? My family are from Ireland, where do I start? My family are Welsh, where do I start? What do I do if I find skeletons in my family history? I’ve fo...
  • Video: How To Research Your Family History
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What’s the difference between a Family Tree and a Family History? Do I need to do both? I know very little about my family where do I start? When should I start tracing my Family History? I’m stuck, what should I do? I only have a nickname of a relative how do I trace them? How do I trace my surname? My surname is very unusual, how do ...
  • Video: How To Trace Your Family History
    By on August 1st, 2008 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    What is a family history? Why would you want to trace your family history? What will my family history tell me? Is it useful to help me find out about myself? When should I start? What is a family tree? What is a pedigree? ...
  • Video: How To Get Started With Your Genealogy Researc...
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    How do I begin to trace my family history? Do I only include my immediate family? Should I start with my surname? I have a step family should I include them? Should I include occupations? If family are spread across the UK would this more difficult? Should I draw up a family tree? How do I draw up a family tree? Can I get a professional to do draw...
  • Genealogy Research on the Internet
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    The internet is one of the latest and greatest new tools in our genealogical research and can be used to offer us: ~People and places to learn from. ~Meeting of the minds, people to assist us and places to discuss our research. ~A place to publish your conclusions, in many cases free of charge. A few of the things it won’t give you however a...
  • Learning Genealogy From the Experts.
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    There are many places that you can use to learn the skills involved in genealogy, not the least of which is of course the internet. The advent of online classes in many areas has also reared its head in the genealogy courses, many of which are available for you to take online as opposed to taking the class in an institution of learning. Its fa...
  • Charting Your Family Tree
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Before you panic about the idea of charting your family tree, take a quick trip around the internet. There are a lot of genealogy sites that offer free “starters” from which you can fashion your own documentation, including a Google genealogy chart.. I strongly advocate this approach if you’re a beginner to family tree research. It helps a l...

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