Posts about finding, searching, and using databases for genealogy research, including indexes and abstracts of primary source records.

29 Jun 2021

Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook

By |29 Jun 2021|Databases, Digital Collections, Genealogy, Search Strategies|1 Comment

Have you downloaded the Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook from Family Tree University? Ancestry Search Tips Free eBook The 48 Search Tips Free eBook has great ideas to help you get the most [...]

6 Aug 2019

Rates of Travel from New York City, 1800-1930

By |6 Aug 2019|Data Visualization, Databases, Digital Collections, Maps|2 Comments

Rates of Travel from New York City helps you calculate how far your ancestors could travel in one day from 1800-1930. Determining rates of travel are especially interesting research questions for genealogists. Did your [...]

7 Jul 2019

Mapping Newspapers at Chronicling America

By |7 Jul 2019|Databases, Newspapers, Search Strategies|5 Comments

Interested in mapping newspapers in Chronicling America collection? An interactive data visualization project at Stanford maps locations of historic newspapers in the Chronicling America collection. How cool is that? The International German Genealogy Conference [...]


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