Tuesday’s Tip — Ask Ancestry Anne’s Top 20 Search Tips

I posted a series of Search Tips specific to Ancestry.com and thought that they might be worth rehashing here.  Here are my top 20 search tips: Shaky Leaves -- Ancestry.com will do searches for you Place Pages -- 30,000+ data collections organized by country, state and county.  Great way to find data collections you may... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tip: What To Do When You Start Researching A New Place

Every state and county handled vitals and other legal documents differently. The state of Virginia in its infinite wisdom decided NOT to record births when my great great grandfather Charlton Wallace was born and also not to record deaths when he died.  His parents are still my brick wall. The Ancestry.com Wiki has put the... Continue Reading →

Sunday’s Obituary: Maiden Aunts and Bachelor Uncles — Minnie Maude Gillespie

Every generation has their own maiden aunts and bachelor uncles who leave behind no children and often there  is no one left to tell their story.  They truly become forgotten stories.  I will devote Sunday to those Aunts and Uncles. Minnie Maude Gillespie was the oldest child of Wyatt Paul Gillespie and Laura Cecile Donald... Continue Reading →

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