Posts about search strategies, including how to limit or expand searches, and specific tips for searching genealogy sites and Google.

23 Jan 2018

Population of Sweden 1860-1930 Database

By |23 Jan 2018|Digital Collections, Search Strategies, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

I searched ArkivDigital's Population of Sweden 1860-1930 database recently. Here's what I found. I'd let my ArkivDigital subscription lapse a while ago. But who can resist a free day at a great resource like [...]

12 May 2017

Ancestry Shaking Leaf vs. Genealogy Brick Wall

By |12 May 2017|Church Records, German Genealogy, Search Strategies, Unusual Records|16 Comments

Ancestry shaking leaf vs. genealogy brick wall. Which is mightier? As it turns out, the Ancestry shaking leaf* is mightier than my ten-year-old Austrian brick wall. Now a leafy branch sprouts in its place [...]