Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides are about organizing family records & photos, simplifying sources, and researching U.S. & European ancestors.

29 Sep 2019

Resources Mentioned BIFHSGO 2019

By |29 Sep 2019|Digital Collections, Organizing Genealogy Research, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Search Strategies|2 Comments

Some links to resources mentioned BIFHSGO 2019 conference: Dashlane Password Manager Scanners for Genealogy Katherine R. Willson's Genealogy on Facebook List Facebook for Canadian Genealogy from Gail Dever's Genealogy à la Carte My genealogy [...]

6 May 2019

Scotland to Australia in the 1850s

By |6 May 2019|Digital Collections, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy|2 Comments

Do you have ancestors who emigrated from Scotland to Australia in the 1850s? There's a new free record collection for that! Best of all, these records form a new category at ScotlandsPeople. Let's hope [...]

19 Mar 2018

Searching for McFadzean

By |19 Mar 2018|Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy, Search Strategies, Surnames|0 Comments

In 2010, I started searching for McFadzean ancestors in Ayrshire, Scotland. More specifically, I'm searching for my husband's great-great-grandmother Janet McFadzean Mackie, in Kilbirnie. Her maiden name was spelled McFadden in U.S. records. Initially, when [...]

2 Mar 2018

Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files

By |2 Mar 2018|Family Photos & Records, Organizing Genealogy Research, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

From my presentation at RootsTech 2018, here are Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files. Genealogists create lots of digital files in the course of their research. Some are downloads, some are scans of [...]