Category: Helpful Tips

Groups – Week # 25

Did you know that there are many groups on Facebook specifically for genealogy? The list is endless! Here are a few of my favourites that I have found to be invaluable in researching family history. The very first I can recommend is called UNIDENTIFIED PHOTOS OF THE BRITISH ISLES GROUP. This one is my absolute…

Week # 7 – Unusual Source

I’m participating in the 52 Ancestors Challenge for 2021, this past week’s (Feb. 15-21) theme is Unusual Source. As Amy Johnson Crow describes “Not all of our genealogy discoveries come in the “regular” sources like vital records and the census. What is a discovery that you’ve made using an unusual source? “ For me, one of…

Mistakes I Made When Starting My Family History Research / 52 Ancestors : Week # 49 – Oops

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge this year. We are at Week # 49 and the writing prompt is OOPS. Oh, my gosh. Where do I start?! Here’s a list of mistakes I made when starting to research my family history. I’m sure that I’m not alone in some of these oopsies.…