How Cleaning My Office Led To New Genealogy Research

It was time. As I set out to declutter and organize my home office, little did I know that such a routine task would lead to a wonderful new database to explore. In genealogy, we are looking for records that provide more names, dates, and connections to our ancestors. In this blog post, I’ll shareContinue reading “How Cleaning My Office Led To New Genealogy Research”

Why It’s Important To Prove Parentage

One of the most fundamental things we can do as genealogists is to prove parentage. It’s important we correctly link the generations before moving up the family tree. If we don’t, we may be tracing someone else’s family instead of our own. Depending on the time and place, proving parents can be easy or challenging.Continue reading “Why It’s Important To Prove Parentage”

3 Reasons To Believe In Genealogy Serendipity

Do you believe in serendipity? I’m not sure I ever gave it that much thought, but now my answer is a resounding YES! As I’ve pursued my love of genealogy and the research process, I’ve had several instances of genealogy serendipity. The first came when I looked through some framed photos of my dad’s family,Continue reading “3 Reasons To Believe In Genealogy Serendipity”