Redbook for $8 less than the Ancestry price
Hundred Years of Records---Organizing when there's an abundance of
data on the microfilm.
ready to really get at foreign research--general approach
Papers---Ways to try and find where a document came from
the Prairie--Preserving Christmas Memories and More
Household Index or Everyname Index?
Present for your Descendants
Christmas List-from 1999----but I didn't get everything ;-)
Paul, and Mary: Using Online Passenger Lists
Census Married Female Head of Household II
Census Married Female Head of Household
Online 1880 Census Indexes: Part II
Knock, Knock. Where's Enoch?
Using the Online 1880 Census Indexes:
Beyond the Index Part II (why
getting the whole record is important).
Grandpa would be 100: Reviewing Your Files
Get Wild---Using Wildcards at the Bureau of
Land Management Website
(Beyond the Index part I)?
French-Canadian: Part Deux
Third Grader and the 1850 Census
Where Did the Money Go?--Using
Probate Accountings to Determine Relationships
Finding and Losing my Woman
Your Ancestor's Biography
(Writing it yourself)
Bigger Bieger Bugagoo
Spilling Your Guts
Soundex Part I
Soundex Part II
Courthouse Lessons Learned
Analyze the Tradition
Article Brings Results--using New Brunswick Marriage Bonds
a 1914 Manifest
Adam and Eve
Finding a 1906
Trunk to Toy Box
Search for Immigrant Origins
for Egisto Lencioni-
Ancestor Went Home Again--Part I--my German ancestor's return
trip home to Germany in the early 1900s.
Ancestor Went Home Again--Part II
From Jans to
August-Late 19th Century Passenger Lists
Joining the Lineage Group
attending and booking buying at FGS 2003
Son and Erik's Daughter---Continued
Son and Erik's Daughter--More Swedish Research
After Germans to America
the 1870 Census Index
the State Line--Making Certain you have the Right Guy!
Education of a Genealogist
Politics, and My Ancestor in 1742
Rampin' Up the 1880 Census
Genealogy Yard Mowing
I'm a Genealogist-I Don't Need to
Watch Soap Operas
A Little Terminology
Rubbings: Part II--we actually rub stones
Rubbings: Part I
You Ear What I Ear? concerns regarding spelling and pronunciation
I've Learned Writing for the Ancestry Daily News
People in 1930
Learning Opportunities in 2003
Expect from a Deed
Acres, a Mortgage, and Three Sisters
Where is Abraham? How I think I found a couple who "disappeared" in
Signatures, and Geometry--an 1878 recorded mortgage that contains
an actual signature and a metes and bounds description of the property.
Other kinds of newspapers to consider....
Tigger's Family Tree Search--Learning
from the Tigger Movie
More Tracking the Tract--a follow
up to using the tract index
Tracking the Tract--an
Introduction to the tract index.
Turn the Page--the importance of
looking before and after the document you find
Before Life and After Death--keeping
things in context
Poorhouse Records to the Rescue
Ready to Go? (Things to consider
about your genealogy before your passing)
(that I don't like to be asked)
Sally/Sarah--What's the Difference?
Probating Wesley Jones
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps--an
excellent source for town dwellers (large and small)
I am what I am...or am I?--gender
and name issues on a census entry (William Rhodes--Part II)
Am I Jones or Something
Else?? Analysis on a confusing census entry (William Rhodes--Part I)
A Partially Correct Census
Entry--finding the entry when the index is partially correct
Traveling the Rhodes Road--looking
for the beginning and ending of an ancestor's life.
Making Copies--things to think
about when using that copy machine
Selective Service Records
Reading Between Johann's Lines--Analyzing
an Immigrant Letter
Inputting my Conclusions--Starting
More Mortier Analysis-Analyzing
Belgian Birth Entries
Using Foreign Microfilm:
Panning for Panagiotis--searching for
a 1930 census entry manually
Michael's 1930 Census Experiences
What Michael wants in his Christmas
Using Homestead Records
Tapping Tamme Tammen--Using the
1885 Nebraska Census
Charlotte's Web on the Lake
Have you Ever?
Some questions to ask yourself to remind you to put yourself in your
Get Some Culture--why learning
about your ancestor's culture is important
Clarifying Clara--analyzing a
Census Wanted Dead or Alive--the
importance of dates and the census
July 4th--Michael's ancestors direct
and indirect involvement in the American Revolution
A Rose by Any Other Name---considerations
with first and last names
Rural Roots--ideas for tracing your
The Reality of Sarah's Realty--more
analysis of a 1760s era will
Rushing Around to Figure Sarah Out--additional
analysis of a 1760s era will
Tiogee or Not?
Analyzing a Place of birth
More Tiogee--Followup to "Tiogee or
Born in the Tri-State Area--my
ancestor who says she's born in three states
When there is no Probate--what to do
when your ancestor left no probate
In their Own Hand--obtaining ancestral
More Chaney Chasing-follow
up to my four articles on analyzing pre-1850 census records.
A Sibling here...A Sibling
there--using siblings in upstate New York.
Undocumented Chaos--is chaos in your
ancestor's life the reason nothing makes sense?
Nineteen Children on Two
Trientje's Testate Tidbits--analyzing
items from a 1920s era probate.
that are NOT always true about genealogy.
and Analyzing what you find in an old biography.
and Using Old County Histories
Probate Overview---a summary
of process of settling up an estate of a deceased person.
introduction to the process of probate
N-S-E-W Information on Land Descriptions on Public Land States
Starting my Swedish Search
Sale Bill Genealogy A 1900s
Farm Sale Bill is Analyzed for Clues.
Court Records on Pig Theft and Slaughter provide me with
Jumping to conclusions can
create additional mistakes
Parents died young...what
records might have been created?
Michael digs in the back drawers of his filing cabinet... and is
reminded of some genealogy lessons.
Where Did the Farm Go--- ways your
ancestor may have "sold" his farm.
Milling Around for Leads-Using two
1880s era land records
Framing the Apgars---organizing my
proof of a 1910 census entry
World War Two Draft
Using the Illinois State Death
Lots of Leads from a Little Lot
(Land Records) From Census
Index to the Image
Making Sense of the Census--analyzing
post 1850 census entries The Space-Time
I want it ALL!!!
Speaking at the Family Reunion
Using the Illinois Marriage Index
Using the Indiana Marriage Index
The Oft Married Sarah-analyzing
a 1761 Virginia Will
PERSI CD searching ideas and suggestions
Persi--Some Initial Thoughts
Have you...I wonder-questions to
ask yourself when the brick wall stares you in the face.
Before You Post ---what to do
BEFORE you post that query
After You Post ---what to do AFTER
you post that query
Cleaning Mother's House--"letter"
from the daughter who trashed mother's genealogy collection
He's on the 1914 Manifest! (using
the Ellis Island Website!)
World War I Draft Card Images
Using the 1880 Census Transcription
from the LDS Church
Married to An Alien
Finally Saw the 1870!
Chicago Voter Registrations
Hiring A Professional Series
Ancestry.Com Census Image Samples
use of Michael's articles in your
---more are coming!