Sassy Jane Has Moved! Visit the New Web Site right here.

Welcome to the redesigned Sassy Jane Genealogy Web site. The new URL is You’ll find the same tips on archives and primary sources and effective family history research that you’ve come to expect from Sassy Jane.

All of the content – three years of posts! – from the old site has been moved here as well. For the latest blog posts, visit Sassy Jane Genealogy Blog.

Stay tuned for some new additions to the site, including new titles soon to be added to the Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides series.

Sassy Jane Has Moved! Visit the New Web SiteABOUT SASSY JANE GENEALOGY

Sassy Jane Genealogy is a family history website, featuring blog posts and e-book guides on U.S. and European genealogy research.

Much has changed since 1977, when I started my first job as a genealogy librarian, except my delight helping people find their ancestors. The name Sassy Jane comes from a 1920s newspaper ad for “rayon frocks,” combining my love of genealogy and everything vintage.

Let me know if there are topics you’d like me to cover. If you’re new, welcome and please ask questions or comment in the using the link above this post or get in touch using the Contact tab at the top. If you’re an old friend, welcome back and feel free to say hi!

The old URL is now Please update your bookmarks!