GBT: Lost & Found

Generate some genealogical Karma at the September Genealogy Blog Party. Add your post by September 30th!

Private Ancestors

Do your deceased ancestors still need their privacy? Probably not. Find out how to prune Private ancestors from your tree.

Google Smarter

Not finding your ancestors when you Google? These 9 strategies will help you get better results.

Backup Your Tree

Online trees are great for easy hints and finding cousins, but you should always keep a backup. Find out how to download your tree.

Connect – Belong at RootsTech 2018

Plans for the 2018 RootsTech Conference are already underway and early bird registration is open. Need help deciding whether or not to attend? I'll make it easy for you: you should. Let me tell you what's new for 2018 and give you a few reasons to put this conference on your calendar.

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The September Genealogy Blog Party: Lost & Found

Have you found someone else's photo album or family Bible in an antique shop? Or has your family lost a precious heirloom over the years and you would love to have it returned? If you have, you are definitely not alone! This month's Genealogy Blog Party theme is "Lost and Found." We'll "paying it forward" and generating a bit of "genealogical Karma." Be sure to add your post to the collection before midnight on September 30th.

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Private Ancestors: How to Prune Them From Your Ancestry Tree

Do your deceased ancestors still need their privacy? Probably not. But you might have marked them "private" without even realizing it. There's an easy way to fix that! In this post, I'll show you how to clean up your tree by pruning those pesky private ancestors. Your potential cousins will thank you.

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Book Review: “The Missing Man” by Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Morton Farrier has spent his entire career searching for the lost loved ones of other people. Ironically, solving the mystery of his own parentage has been the one case he could not crack. Read my review of "The Missing Man," the 6th installment in "Morton Farrier: Forensic Genealogist" series.

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Hello, I'm Elizabeth! I'm a genealogist, writer, and educator, and I've been looking for my descendant's ancestors for 3x's longer than she's been alive. I tell some of their stories here, but I also share tech and blogging tips, news, and other stuff I like. I am the host of the Genealogy Blog Party, which I hope you will join! Find out more right here.

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