Genealogy Gem: Capturing Your ‘Favorite’ Uncle Everybody has one – or more I their genealogy! From Uncle Sam, our nation’s favorite, to yours, it seems every family has a ‘favorite[...]
Genealogy Tip O’ the Day: Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Band Camp – Record Them All! Growing up in Cleveland I loved when summer came and I got to go to camp. I think I attended four i[...]
Scott Phillips’s Genealogy Knowledge Hubs, Resources, Advice, Hints, and Tips on the Web  Recently, several readers have asked me about what resources I have for them to use in the[...]
We all love to get tips on how to be better, more effective, efficient, etc. This is sure true for me when I am doing my genealogy and family history work.  Unfortunately, I have f[...]
My third goal for genealogy is one that also might apply to many folks reading here.  Accessibility!   Not too long ago, genealogy had a tendency to culminate in either a family Bi[...]
Today’s Tip:  When you discover, by design or by tripping over it, some cool piece of history in your family history/genealogy pursuit, allow yourself time to delve into[...]
Today’s Tip:  Asking what the most important lessons one learned in life … and from whom they came! As you all most certainly do, from time to time I run into a re[...]
Today’s Tip:  Volunteer right from your home!  No muss, no fuss, no gas bills, no wear and tear except on your fingers! Like almost everyone who works in genealogy [...]
Today’s Tip:  Be sure to capture the brand names, store names, etc. for your family history! The other day I noticed a catalog that contained a number of items of ‘[...]
Today’s Tip is thanks to Robert Frost, the American poet.  Pretty impressive given that I am not a big fan of, nor particularly understand a lot of poetry!  So than[...]