Getting Genealogy Records Online: My Clean-Up Plan

Looking at my genealogy research notes and files accumulated over the past 50+ years, I am wondering: what should I do with all this stuff? I have five four-drawer file cabinets packed with notes, clippings, letters, photos and the like. While my children and extended family are interested in our family history, they are... (Read More)

Preserve and Protect Your Family History

In Europe and America genealogy has long been a one-person task, with the family historian recording and maintaining the family’s history. Along the way that person hopefully made copies of the history and gave them to other members of the family. Typed or published, these would be kept and passed down in families. Did... (Read More)

Best Family Tree Software & Websites to Share Your Genealogy

If a genealogist falls in the forest—does she make a sound? What are you doing to ensure that your decades of family history research are preserved and passed down so that others can build on your expertise? For centuries genealogists relied on family tree charts that were carefully prepared on paper, a time-consuming and... (Read More)