Friday’s Five at Five for July 20, 2018

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Five at Five | No Comments

Five more blogposts of interest: What Did Add and Automate to this 1870 Census Entry? by Michael John Neill Why we should always look at the original record when possible, instead of relying on Ancestry’s transcription. Are You Using LibGuides for Genealogy Research? by Gena Philibert-Ortega Another great suggestion on where to find resources for […]

Something to Consider

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in Strategy | No Comments

Tip: Determine if a surname aligns with the birth place of your relative. I had real trouble trying to find immigration records for ancestors going by the name Crogan from Italy.  Crogan is an Irish name but I knew these ancestors were Italian.  So I spent quite a while trying to find the real last […]


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