Posts from Sassy Jane Genealogy about genealogy research, including finding U.S. and European ancestors and organizing and simplifying your research.

2 Dec 2017

History Hub Community

By |2 Dec 2017|Genealogy, Primary Sources, Research Tips|0 Comments

Have you heard about the History Hub community? Launched by the U.S. National Archives, the History Hub community is a place to ask questions, share information, work together, and find help with U.S. National Archives research. History Hub crowdsourcing tools include discussion boards, blogs, and community pages bringing together experts and researchers [...]

24 Nov 2017

Helping Relatives with Genealogy Research

By |24 Nov 2017|Genealogy, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

Interested in helping relatives with genealogy research? Is there a relative you'd like to lure into giving up their spare time and money help get started? Did a family member express interest in your shared family history over the Thanksgiving turkey? Could their research help yours, but they don't know where to [...]

18 Oct 2017

National Archives Genealogy Fair 2017

By |18 Oct 2017|Genealogy, Primary Sources|4 Comments

The fifth virtual National Archives Genealogy Fair 2017 is scheduled for October 25. Tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research are featured. Lectures are designed for family historians from beginners to experienced. Viewers can participate with the presenters and other family historians during [...]

5 Oct 2017

Choosing the Best DNA Tests for Genealogy

By |5 Oct 2017|Genetic Genealogy DNA|1 Comment

Confused about choosing the best DNA tests for genealogy? Mark Orwig at has a good overview of the major companies providing genetic genealogy tests in his article, "Best DNA Tests for 2017." The big five, FamilyTreeDNA, Ancestry, MyHeritage, 23andme, LivingDNA, and National Geographic are included, along with these categories [...]