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Find Your Family – The Power of Collaboration

One of the major themes of RootsTech this year was collaboration. It is a topic on which I have spent a great deal of...

Find Your Family – Look MA, I’m doing Family History

When many people think of family history, they think of Aunt Mabel. The image conjured up is that of someone who is a little...

Find Your Family – Largest Genealogical Conference in North America

Wednesday night, at the blogger dinner, FamilySearch made a number of announcements. First off, they released that there are more than 6,700 registrants in...

Find Your Family – Family Tree Goes Public

After six years of development and testing FamilySearch has released its Family Tree product to the general public. I have written about new.FamilySearch.org and...

Find Your Family – Shaky Leaf and Other Interesting Technologies

The growth of indexed family history records has allowed the development of new family history experiences. The goal of a variety of companies has...

Find Your Family – RootsTech

It is nearly time again this year for RootsTech. This has become one of the best genealogical conferences in the United States, and it...

Find Your Family – My Line is Traced Back to Adam

I published this article a few years ago, but recently I have received some questions about it again so I thought I would re-print...

Mormon Immigration Indexes

If you have Mormon immigrant ancestors there is a resource of which you may be unaware. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...

Find Your Family – Most popular baby names of 1901

Recently the Social Security Administration reported the most popular baby names from 1901. The following is the list. This may give you some insight...

Find Your Family – Passenger Lists

Virtually all of us are immigrants. Our ancestors may have come across on the Mayflower, or in one of the subsequent waves of immigration....