OneNote For Genealogy ~ Research Bookmarks. I can't believe I never thought of this! I usually have multiple Firefox tabs open so I know right where I left off. So much simpler to create a research bookmark in OneNote!
Your Guide to Finding German Ancestors Many German ancestors did not reside in present day Germany. German boundaries have fluctuated over time and the hardships associated with these power changes sometimes caused Germans to settle in non-Germanic neighboring countries.
How far into the past does your family tree go? Most of us struggle the further we go back, but this handy website guide will help. The first issue will be to verify that the genealogy is indeed yours. Get more hints and tips on finding medieval records online with Your Family Tree magazine issue 145 - which is on sale now.
You have heard it before - Not all (actually, MOST) genealogy records are not online. Unfortunately, those records seem to be where I am not. Traveling to multiple repositories is time consuming and expensive. So, how do we as genealogists access those much needed records?
Before the first recorded census there was the 1783 tax record, in some states. Then comes the 1789 tax record, again only in some states. Many of Virginia's early records were burned by the British. A real issue for a genealogist! ;p