Category Archives: Genealogy Sites

Support Cyndi’s List

Cyndi’s List (www.cyndislist.com) has been fighting an  intellectual property. This site is always the first one I mention in my popular talk, “Five Favorite Free Genealogy Sites” (which, by the way, I am presenting in Foley, AL this Saturday). Cyndi … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites, News | Leave a comment

The 1940 US Census Community Project — Volunteer Today!

1940 U.S. CENSUS COMMUNITY PROJECT ANNOUNCES CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS TO CREATE FREE, SEARCHABLE DATABASE OF 1940 U.S. CENSUS RECORDSMost Informative Record of American Life prior to U.S. WWII Involvement Has Potential to Unlock New Insights into the Past, Discovery of … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites, News | Leave a comment

Getting closer…?

Kay Rudolph and Cheryl Rothwell have been helping me with this hunt! Big, big thanks to both of them! Kay started looking in newspaper databases for the obit of Elizabeth (Betsie) Perkins Jolley, but she found “but dead ends. Genealogy … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | Leave a comment

Still on the hunt

Today I’m going to explore some different sites in my quest for the Jolly/Perkins family. First, On AncestralFindings.com, I am going to ask for a lookup in the Early Kentucky Settlers, 1700s-1800s database. Next, I’ll prowl around the Kentucky Genealogy … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | Leave a comment

The Laws of Genealogy Kick In…

There are several laws of genealogy that shove the poor family historian around like a comet flying by Jupiter. One such law of genealogy is this: When you are looking hard at family B, something from Family A will pop … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | Leave a comment

…Finding more on Arminta….

Starting with the Crowe grandmother,  Margaret Arminta Forrester who married Jesse Crowe. Margaret Arminta Forrester life shows in these records:  Birth 5 Aug 1859 in Tunnel Hill, Walker, Georgia, USA. Sources: 1860 United States Federal Census, 1870 United States Federal … Continue reading

Posted in And More..., Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | Leave a comment

Connecting the Crowes….

In 1975, when I first met Thomas Wayne Crowe, he told me his grandmother was “full blooded Cherokee.” In 1978, I married his grandson. In 1982, we had our first child and I really wanted to find out about this. … Continue reading

Posted in And More..., Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | 5 Comments

Press Release from Fold3: Special Black History Month Access

This is a press release from Fold3: Celebrate Black History Month with Free Access to Black History Records In 1976, President Ford designated February as Black History Month to highlight the achievements of African Americans in U.S. history. He encouraged … Continue reading

Posted in And More..., Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites, News | Leave a comment

Press Release: Attend some of RootsTech Free Online!

RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a leading family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 2-4, 2012, announced today that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live and … Continue reading

Posted in And More..., Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites, News | 1 Comment

Why Online Genealogy is So Cool

Of course, things like this happened back in my mother’s day, when you did your genealogy queries and research by sending letters and reading magazines, but still: Looking for my grandmother’s genealogy, I came across Looking4Roots.com, which had Flora Beeman Powell’s family. … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Genealogy Online, Genealogy Sites | 1 Comment