Posts about using primary sources for genealogy research. Primary sources are created at the time of an event, such as birth, marriage, and death records.

7 Aug 2018

Using Polish Archives for Prussian Research

By |7 Aug 2018|Archives, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Primary Sources, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

Using Polish archives for Prussian research in person may seem daunting. But it's a snap when you take a professional genealogist as skilled as Ewa Pękalska with you. As you can see in the video [...]

13 Jun 2018

Finding Ross Ancestors in Edderton

By |13 Jun 2018|Church Records, Digital Collections, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Ross, Scottish Genealogy|1 Comment

Finding Ross ancestors in Edderton was the next step in my genealogy pilgrimage to the Highlands of Scotland in 2017. My husband and I were off to Easter Ross to find Little Daan, where my [...]

30 May 2018

Finding Newspapers Worldwide for Genealogy

By |30 May 2018|Digital Collections, Newspapers, Research Tips|0 Comments

Today's post is about finding newspapers worldwide for genealogy research. Elephind.com's goal is to make it possible to search the world’s online historic newspapers from one place. Veridian Software, a technology company that digitizes newspapers for [...]