Genealogical Adventures in Town Halls


If you're not using town halls in your genealogical research, you are missing out on some excellent and hard to find information. Here's why you should use them and what you may find there...


Oklahoma, the Natives, and US Settlement


Oklahoma was originally set aside as a reservation for Natives. Yet, Americans wanted to settle there. Here's how Oklahoma went from a reservation to a state...



Low Tech Record Keeping


In this modern world of electronic genealogy research and record keeping, it may seem strange to say that low tech methods of keeping records are still needed. It’s true, though. You should always have backups of your research in places other than your computer. What would happen to all of your research if your computer crashed due to a virus, electrical surge, or mechanical issue? Would you be able to get all of that valuable data back? Keeping your data regularly backed up onto an external hard drive ensures there is always an electronic copy available. But even that isn’t enough to keep the integrity of your research secure. You might not always have access to a computer to plug the external hard drive into, or the grid might go down for who knows how long. By using low tech methods of record keeping alongside your electronic ones, you can always be sure your valuable genealogical research is safe.
Here are some of the most effective and organized methods of using low tech record keeping in your genealogical research...