In this post I'll share with you my secret weapon: my collection of 26 genealogy groups on Facebook. #1 - Simple Facebook searches Are you looking for a long lost cousin? Facebook is like the modern equivalent to the phone directory. #2 - Facebook groups Got a genealogy puzzle? There's a Facebook group out there… Continue reading My fave Facebook groups for genealogy
Here is the post I wish I'd read 20 years ago: How to find a Chinese surname if you only know your name in English
Have you ever been baffled by being unable to find a family on the 1921 Canada census that you found on the 1916 census? Here's 5 steps you can follow using freely available sources.
Ever wanted to blog a genealogy story of your own? Here are 11 tips to get you going.
I go on TV to talk about life as a genealogy blogger
Want to start a photo scanning project but not sure where to begin?
I invite you on a virtual tour of my scanning setup, refined after 6 years and 35K images
My uncle's secret identity as a super spy
This is a story about a wild idea that led to a whole summer of genealogical discovery, meeting new people, and publishing my first magazine article. The idea behind "Genealogy - a Detective Story" Have you ever wondered what you could do with a brand new tree and a few clues to get you started?… Continue reading The story behind the story “Genealogy – a Detective Story”
How to get the most out of city directories, featuring Henderson's Directories and Evernote.