So you’ve hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Perhaps you feel like you’ve searched every record and uncovered every document, and there’s still a missing link. Maybe that missing 1890 census is throwing a wrench in your researc... read more

It might be exciting to find your great-grandmother in FamilySearch Family Tree. But what about finding her four times—each record with a little different information? This duplication can feel bewildering and frustrating. And yet finding an ancestor mo... read more

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<![CDATA[ Over 285,000 new records and newspaper articles are available to search this Findmypast Friday including: British Army Service Records – Scots Guards 1799-1939 Over 4,000 records consisting of 140 years’ worth of personnel files a... read more

Lisa Parry Arnold has a rich Quaker heritage. A tenth generation descendant of Quakers, Arnold was a birthright Friend of the same Westfield Friends Meeting in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, that her family had attended since 1816. She attended a Quaker boardin... read more

by Thomas Watson Electronic Signals I’m composing this article using Google Docs. That means every space, letter, word, and sentence is being instantly saved in a data center, likely the one owned by Google in The Dalles, Oregon. This tool is made p... read more

A young woman’s journey as a BRCA gene carrier by Daniela Mendelsohn This year my business partner and I founded a production company that creates short documentary films commissioned by families and individuals. Being a documentary filmmaker has given ... read more