Open Up the Treasure Chest

Today when I was speaking to another genealogist  about a road block I had, I told her that for some reason I have this feeling that I had the answer. Somewhere … Continue Reading →

Sleepless Nights

How many times have you stayed up late at night doing your family history? After all your on a hot lead, aren’t you?….  It’s only 100 or 200 years old. There are … Continue Reading →

Queries – Inquiring Minds Want to Know

  Queries can be a useful tool for doing family history. They can be posted on genealogy society webpages or to genealogy boards. When creating your query be sure to … Continue Reading →

Tracks Through Time

This past weekend my husband, my sister-in-law, Debby, and I  spent time in Barrie, Ontario at the Tracks Through Time, OGS Genealogy Conference. Debby was a participant and Kevin helped me … Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Family History Hound

I’ve told you how I started on my genealogy path and although I was a family history hound, the site Family History Hound and the subsequent other sites were not born until I … Continue Reading →

Are your reading or listening to Genealogy Books..

Do you read genealogy books? I don’t just mean “how to books” or local history books, I’m talking about novels. There are many titles available that will bring your love … Continue Reading →

Are You Backing Up Your Files? No Really, Are You?

Something that we are always told we should do,  but  most often, we think  “that won’t happen to me ” or “I’ll do that someday”.  Don’t take the chance with … Continue Reading →

Going to a Genealogy Conference

Something that I look forward to as a genealogist is going to conferences. I’ve been to genealogy conferences with 100 people and I’ve been to Roots Tech in Salt Lake … Continue Reading →

I Swear, That I Won’t Hit the Amazon Easy Button

I don’t know about you but I think I’m in love with Amazon. But not just Amazon; Amazon Kindle.  I find it all to easy to search out books that … Continue Reading →

Can’t Find that Birth Record?

Sometimes when you’re looking for a birth record you can be disappointed because it’s not there and it should be. Before your disappointed, check the other children’s in the families birth … Continue Reading →