“Genealogy or Family History”
It is easy to confuse family history with genealogy, but they truly are NOT the same thing. This video explains the difference and why it’s helpful to understand that not all genealogists are family historians.
“The Civil War Story”
The years between 1861 and 1865 were ones of turmoil for our American nation. This video tells the story of one man and his experience in the war: his version and that of the government. It’s a reminder that not all family stories can be trusted to provide accurate family history information.
“The Five Step Process”
At the risk of making things sound simple, this explanation moves the process of doing family history and genealogy research from a seemingly insurmountable task to a logical formula. It provides a helpful paradigm for both beginning and experienced researchers.
“Where to Search”
For many, beginning their genealogy research starts with interviewing. But what do you do when your grandparents, parents, and maybe even aunts and uncles have all passed away? There are other options for getting those all-important family stories and, hopefully, heirlooms. Get some ideas here.