Here are my slides from How To Reveal Your Female Ancestor's Story on Ancestry.com that I presented Thursday at FGS in San Antonio. What a fun crowd! PDF Slides for How To Reveal Your Female Ancestor's Story on Ancestry.com You will also find blog posts on the people I talked about and other female stories... Continue Reading →
I had a great time at Midwestern Roots 2014 in Indianapolis this past weekend! Lots of enthusiastic and energetic researchers. 🙂 I've uploaded my presentation slides from my 4 presentations at Midwestern Roots. Check out the Slides and Presentations Page for the PDF's of those presentations. Also, I mentioned that my blog post Ask Ancestry... Continue Reading →
We've start a new series on Ancestry.com called Between the Leaves. It's a genealogy chat show for some of the genealogist who work at Ancestry.com: Myself, Juliana Szucs Smith, Amy Johnson Crow and Crista Cowan. The first episode was a lot of fun to film and I can't wait to do the next one! Enjoy!
I presented Successfully Searching for Your Family Story at both Wytheville and NGS. Here are the slides from those talks. Searching Successfully to Reveal Your Ancestor's Story on Ancestry.com Slides from My Talk on Using Military records on Ancestry.com and Fold3 Putting Your Ancestors in Historical Perspective: Extracting Stories from Military Records on Ancestry.com and... Continue Reading →
I presented two lectures at RootsTechs 2014: Learning How To Tune Your Ancestry.com Search Putting Your Ancestors in Historical Perspective: Extracting Stories from Military Records on Ancestry.com and Fold3 If you were there and would like a copy of my slides or are interested you can find the PDF's on my Slides and Presentations page.
March is Women's History Month! Over on my Ask Ancestry Anne column at Ancestry.com, I'm running through The Accidental Genealogist's blog prompts for the month, so check in with me there if you want to play along. Here is something fun from my friends over at Archives.com for Women's History Month. I dare you not... Continue Reading →
I have a few speaking engagements coming up that you might be interested in. I usually post my slides when I'm done, so if you can't attend, you can view them later. March 16, 2013: Ancestry Day, Blue Springs, Missouri The Midwest Genealogy Center is sponsoring an Ancestry Day with Ancestry.com in Blue Springs, Missouri.... Continue Reading →
Here's what I've been reading this week: Two on Archives.com What to Do if You Think Your Ancestors Came From Outer Space Keeping Track on the Road to Proof Slavery-Related Court Petitions Online Database from Genealogy Decoded Two from The Legal Genealogist California's sole traders from The Legal Genealogist The boy who lived from The... Continue Reading →
My most visited page on the blog is my How To Videos page where I post links and slides from my presentations that I do for Ancestry.com. Also the page Blogs You Should Read is highly viewed. (Maybe I should update that!) But here, in order are my most read posts for the year: Treasure... Continue Reading →