October 31, 2014

Marriage Index: IL, IN, 1790-1850

This database contains indexes to approximately 190,238 marriage records from Illinois and Indiana. Records indexed may not be comprehensive for the time and region covered.
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Who Are The Black Dutch?

Who Are The Black Dutch?
The term “Black Dutch” is something you may encounter in your genealogy research, or maybe you’ve heard it mentioned in your family as being part of your ancestry? But what does it mean, exactly? Who were the Black Dutch? If

October 30, 2014

Marriage Index: Selected Counties of AR, CA, IA, LA, MN, MO, OR, TX, 1728-1850

This database contains indexes to approximately 108,000 selected marriage records from 227 counties in eight western states. Records indexed may not be comprehensive for the time and region covered.L
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What to Do When There are No Records: 3 Ways to Find Ancestors Who Didn’t Leave a Paper Trail

What to Do When There are No Records: 3 Ways to Find Ancestors Who Didn't Leave a Paper Trail
Not every ancestor will have a large trail of records leading to them. Some won’t have any, except maybe some census entries, and even then, they may be missing (for numerous reasons) on more than one census. Ancestors who lived

October 29, 2014

Marriage Index: GA, 1754-1850

This database contains indexes to approximately 84,624 marriage records from 76 Georgia counties. The earliest records are for Effingham (1754), though most counties have records beginning in the 1800s. Counties not included are: Appling, Baker, Bryan, Burke, Clinch, Cobb, Dade, Gordon, Gwinnett, Heard, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, McIntosh, Twiggs, Walker, and Ware. Records indexed may not be comprehensive for the time and region covered.
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The Purposeful Family Historian: A Guide for Researchers

Family history is more than just a quest for filling out the family tree. It is an experience which is founded on purpose. What drives us to dabble in family history research? Is it because we love history? We love

October 28, 2014

Marriage Index: AZ, CA, ID, NV, 1850-1951

This database contains indexes to approximately 146,000 marriage records from selected counties in Arizona, California, Idaho, and Nevada. Records indexed may not be comprehensive for the time and region covered.
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Tips for Researching British Ancestors

Tips for Researching British Ancestors
Do you have British ancestors in your family tree? You’re in good company. As a former part of the British Empire, the vast majority of Americans whose families have been here for more than a generation have at least a

October 25, 2014

Bearded Man and Bearded Lady Have a Son (Genetoons Cartoon #12)

Bearded Man and Bearded Lady Have a Son (Genetoons Cartoon #12)
Genetoons is a simple, one-panel, Genealogy cartoons or the whole family to enjoy. Using a Genealogical idea or fact, I want the reader to laugh! I hope you enjoy them.




Marriage Index: Maryland, 1655-1850

The Marriage Index: Maryland, 1655-1850 database contains an alphabetical listing of approximately 258,000 individuals who were married in Maryland between 1655 and 1850. Calvert county is not included since the courthouse burned in 1882 and most records were destroyed. In addition Garrett, Howard, and Wicomico counties are not included since they were formed after 1850. Records indexed may not be comprehensive for the time and region covered.
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