Evidentia Software Helps You Organize Your Genealogy Research

Genealogy research can be a challenging but very rewarding hobby. We all have our reasons, methods and practices when it comes to research. The internet provides us with many tools to help us but errors happen, details are missed and sometimes we just need help organizing records. One great new tool I recently discovered is Evidentia. This blog interviews…

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Using Technology to Map the Lives of Our Ancestors

It’s not a genealogy research secret that census records are extremely helpful when learning about our ancestors. They provide names, relations, occupations and where they lived. If you can find the records, they also provide underlying details of where ancestors may have moved to throughout their lives. How do census records from the past work with resources of today such as…

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Split Your Family Tree

During your genealogy research and building your family tree, there might come a time when you might find it beneficial to split off specific branches to improve your research or to play around with different techniques without damaging your main tree. Splitting your family tree isn’t easy to do but it’s absolutely possible.

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Exploring the Mountain West Digital Library

We often find the need to locate genealogical records that go beyond Ancestry.com, FamilySearch and many other sites that provide access to databases. That doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with those websites, there is just soooo much information out there that has yet to be found. Some of these databases could be more local to you than you…

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Never Have My Ancestors Ever….. Part 1

Never Have I ever, is a popular party game where people make a statement about something that they have never done in their lives. If someone else in the group has done that activity, they must perform an activity. Let’s put a twist on this game and name some common daily activities that our ancestors “Never have they ever”…

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L2 Scrollio Research Kit, Retractable and Editable Scrolling Family Tree and Research Kit

With today’s technology, genealogists and family historians are presented with a multitude of online tools for creating a family tree, fan chart or other graphics that represents a persons’ tree or family line. Often, these tools aren’t flexible to provide creativity or customization that a person might need for whatever reason. Or, a person wants a non-technical option that…

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