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Visiting Ancestral Lands – Necessary or Not?

October 29, 2021 Twice in the last week I’ve heard experienced genealogists tell a group of genealogists that they should be sure to visit the lands of their ancestors. According to them, “There’s just nothing like walking where your ancestors walked and doing research in the local courthouses.”   I agree that there is a […]

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Genealogy’s Big Four Websites

October 15, 2021 Beginning genealogists frequently wonder which genealogy websites are best. The answer, as is often the case in genealogy, is “It depends.” For general genealogical research there are four large genealogical websites that almost everyone uses. These are Family Search, Ancestry, Find My Past and My Heritage and are collectively called “The Big […]

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