Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

28 Apr 2020

Use 100 Percent Cotton Paper – Tuesday’s Tip

By |28 Apr 2020|Archival Supplies, Family Photos & Records, Preservation, Tuesday's Tip|2 Comments

Today's tip is simple: use 100 percent cotton paper. For the printouts you intend to keep forever, cotton paper is the way to go. Paper Permanence Choose 100 percent cotton paper like Strathmore because [...]

11 Jun 2019

Essential Portals for Genealogy Research

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Find new resources for your brick-wall ancestors with Essential Portals for Genealogy Research. With the direct links and search strategies in this Sassy Jane Genealogy Guide, you'll find United States and international portals for digital [...]

29 May 2019

Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries

By |29 May 2019|Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy, Hann, Obituaries, Translation|4 Comments

These Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries helped me break through my Austrian genealogy brick wall. Searching for an Austrian Birthplace Churchyard at the Ladis Catholic Church. Regular readers know how elusive Gottfried Hann, [...]

24 May 2019

Searching the U.S. Newspaper Directory

By |24 May 2019|German Genealogy, Newspapers, Research Tips, Search Strategies|0 Comments

Today's lets talk about searching the U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present. Chronicling America at the Library of Congress gets lots of good press from me and other genealogists. This resource provides access to digitized U.S. [...]

1 May 2019

Finding More in U.S. City Directories

By |1 May 2019|Primary Sources, Sassy Jane Genealogy Newsletter, Search Strategies|4 Comments

Interested in finding more in U.S. city directories? It can pay off handsomely with these tips. Because they are usually arranged alphabetically, U.S. city directories are a snap for finding relatives and ancestors. The [...]

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