Three Easy Tips to Attract More Family Members to the Passion We Call Genealogy One of the most frequently genealogy questions I get asked, after being asked to explain the concept[...]
A Genealogical Historian Says Thank you to all. Operation Neptune, Operation Overlord, and Operation Fortitude: D-Day Seventy years ago today, as everyone knows, was D-Day. The All[...]
The Thirty Years’ War and why it Matters to Our Bohemian/Czech Genealogy To most folks, a war that started 396 years ago would be something relegated to their ‘useless facts I had [...]
Hugo Chotek: Czech-American Author, Newspaperman, & Genealogical Helper Extraordinaire! A few years ago while I was doing some Czech genealogy research I happened to come acro[...]
Adding Different Elements to Your Genealogy and Family History Decorating Your Family Tree I think most of you will agree that stories add significantly to our family history work [...]
Memorial Day 2014: A Time for All to Remember, but Especially Genealogy and Family History Lovers Memorial Day Weekend. While June 21st may still be in the future, today marks the [...]
There is much value to be gained by ‘going deep’ in our family history, genealogy, and the history of the times in which those ancestors lived their lives. I recently uncovered an [...]
I was saddened yesterday when I received an email announcing the recent “Declaration of Rights of Genealogists”. It didn’t take long for my sadness to turn to disgust over this sup[...]
Genealogy and Mothers’ Day: The Ultimate Genealogy Combo! I believe all of us can say that for every one of us, genealogy begins with our Mom’s as she is the first person we ‘know&[...]
Genealogy and the Cornish Diaspora Diaspora: “A noun from the Greek, diaspeirein, meaning to scatter; the movement, migration, or scattering of people away from an established or a[...]