Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past

A few weeks ago I came across a fabulous family history blog written and maintained by Marian Wood. In addition to her blog, Marian is the author of “Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past”. This book is a concise guide to organizing genealogy materials and passing family history to the next generation. I reached out …

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Stories From Historian Kevin Boyle

Historians play an important role in many aspects of life today. They study, teach and often have maybe even lived it. From this blog that highlighted various genealogy and history occupations, we briefly described what a Historian is, what they do, and why they may have chosen this occupation. In this blog, I interviewed Kevin …

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Find the Final Resting Place of Your Ancestors Using BillionGraves

Finding death records and even visiting cemeteries to learn about our ancestors can be an important piece to genealogy research. Sometimes visiting a cemetery just isn’t possible because of travel or other limitations. Here’s a website that has a mission to document every headstone from every cemetery in the world in their searchable online database …

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Genetic Genealogy Testing 101—The Who, What, Where & Why

Guest Authored by Paul Woodbury, Senior Genealogist, Legacy Tree Genealogists DNA is such a hot topic in ancestry and genealogy research lately. Have you taken a DNA test? Did you take the standard test or did you take one that goes deeper into the results? Famicity recently conducted a blog interview with Legacy Tree Genealogists …

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