25% off Family Tree Maker

Ancestry.com will be running a 25% OFF promotion for Family Tree Maker 2012 and Family Tree Maker Mac 2 today through December 12th. They also have special for scrapbooking your Genealogy, save 20% off your family history photobook.

25 % off Family Tree Maker

Ancestry.com will be running a 25% OFF promotion for Family Tree Maker 2012 and Family Tree Maker Mac 2 today through December 12th. They also have special for scrapbooking your Genealogy, save 20% off your family history photobook.

1940’s US Census Index Program

It has been a little while since the the project has ended, boy it was a FUN project.. It left me wanting more documents to transcribe. I honestly love browsing through old papers and seeing how similar our lives are to those from decades ago.  All of 1940’s US Census records are available to view [Read On]

Another piece of the puzzle

Last week when we discovered the court case involving my Great Great Grandfather, it opened up another door. We found a site that had listed the death record for my Great Great Grandfather, and Margurette Tryon, known in the court case and 1900 US Census as Ada Tryon. The Death record for Ada (aka Margurette [Read On]

1940’s US Census Access

Today since 9 am there were 37 million hits to the National Archives data base for the 1940’s US Census, social media really helped get the information out there. So if you experienced any glitches today you weren’t alone, and it will get better. You can See 1940 the Way America did with 1 Billion Records [Read On]

Free Ancestry.com Access

Ancestry.com has opened up over a Billion 40’s Era for Free! This is a great chance to take a look into these wonderful documents and fill in any missing pieces you may have. 

1940 US Census Project- Volunteers Needed

Community Outreach 1940 Newspaper Article Historic Census to Shed New Light on the Greatest Generation   What do General George Patton, John F. Kennedy, Dan Rather, Betty White, and Jesse Owens have in common?   They can all be found in the 1940 U.S. Census, newly released by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. [Read On]

Ancestry’s Who do you think you are?

This show is amazing amount of information on Ancestry’s show Who Do you Think you are? If you are just beginning or have been researching for years, this is a must watch show. So many tips and suggestions, along with being very entertaining.  

Who Do You Think You Are, Ancestry.com

Who Do You Think You Are is back for a 3rd season and will premier this Friday, February 3 at 8/7c on NBC.  Martin Sheen will lead off the series and other celebrities we’ve got lined up include Marissa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Helen Hunt, Jerome Bettis, Robb Lowe, and Paula Deen among others.  Be sure [Read On]

Using Tree Hints from the Barefoot Genealogist

Here is a  recent Ancestry.com online course from the Barefoot Genealogist. I really enjoy her tutorials, they are full of helpful tips how to use your Family Tree Maker and Historical records. In this video she shares how to verify that this is the person you are really looking for, clearing up any doubt later. [Read On]