Ben Franklin's World Podcast Review

Podcasts for Genealogists: Ben Franklin’s World Review

I get a lot of my current history knowledge from podcasts, so I decided to start a new series here and on the Genealogy Technology YouTube channel on podcast reviews for genealogists. And I saved the best for first - my favorite podcast, Ben Franklin's World! Watch my video review here: I hope I came … Continue reading Podcasts for Genealogists: Ben Franklin’s World Review

10 ways to break genealogy brick walls

10 Creative Ways to Bust Through Genealogy Brick Walls

I recently published a two-part video series on how to bust through genealogy brick walls. Just like with any good top 10 list, they get a little more creative as they go along. You can watch the entire series here, along with helpful hints and examples. Or, if you're in a hurry to finally find … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways to Bust Through Genealogy Brick Walls

Genealogy tips for tracking your ancestors before 1850

7 Tips for Tracing your Pre-1850 U.S. Ancestors

In one of my recent Genealogy Technology YouTube videos, I compiled 7 pro tips for genealogists who are having trouble tracing their ancestors before 1850. That year was, of course, the first year that U.S. Federal Census began listing every family member rather than just heads of household. However, genealogy is about more than just … Continue reading 7 Tips for Tracing your Pre-1850 U.S. Ancestors

How to Search Cherokee County Georgia GIS System

How to Find Where Your Cherokee County, Georgia Ancestors Lived (Online!)

Genealogists with ancestors who lived in Cherokee County, Georgia are very lucky. We can easily search Cherokee County Georgia Land Deeds OnlineĀ and then use the information we find in those deeds to figure out where our ancestors lived. And we can do it all from the comfort of our computers at 2am if we want … Continue reading How to Find Where Your Cherokee County, Georgia Ancestors Lived (Online!)