Yesterday, I was really lucky to find a book on the history of Czechs in America from 1922 at a local library sale for under $2.00.  Usually I am not so lucky and I cannot find the[...]
Help is good in this business and FREE HELP is even better.   Set search alerts with Google, Yahoo, ebay etc. and let them help you scan the web!   I routinely set Alerts[...]
Ask your historial or genealogy society about Title Insurance Company Records they might have.Land title insurance companies are most often impeccable with their records of legal c[...]
We all LOVE our genealogy! If you are like me, it is one of your most prized possessions! You have spent countless hours, days, maybe years working on it! It is a treasured possess[...]
Hello all! I have been reading several genealogy articles, blogs, websites, magazines, etc. on a variety of topics. While most are very good and very well written, I am struck by o[...]
Before I began my genealogy work in earnest, I realized that some names in our family had fallen into disuse.  My paternal grandmother, INA, for example.  You just don[...]
I frequently find an interesting dichotomy in genealogy work.  While most folks focus on producing high quality, documented work, there many folks who focus on “quantity̶[...]
Recently I have read in a few places how we, as genealogists and family historians, are “not supposed to take no as an answer”. Now, in my other life, I am a fund raise[...]
While I fully respect and accept the millions of folks who use Twitter, I, for one, will not be using this for my genealogy communications. First of all, I find that especially in [...]
As I am sure you all have, I just came across quite a conumdrum on this family line from Bohemia that I have been chasing from North Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and Oklahoma!  I h[...]