Author Archives: Researching Family Roots
Mary’s Genealogy Cave version 2.0 It’s spring housecleaning time again, and this year it included the re-organization of my genealogy/office/quilting/photography room. I spent the last two weeks working so diligently on this re-organization that I didn’t stop to make the … Continue reading
I have 1000’s of photographs everywhere – In my phone, on my computers and cameras. Facebook, Pinterest, Text Messaging, and Instagram: pictures are everywhere. We are all flooded with photographs. And we’re taking more pictures now than ever before because … Continue reading
For three decades, an old teapot and kettle stand on display on a shelf in my dining room. Few people who see them fail to ask: What is with those old pots? I suppose they must stand out in their … Continue reading
This video is a great explanation of family relationships!
Why Genealogy? By Mary Angus-Yanke When I began to think about genealogy, I had known only one grandparent – My grandma ‘Doll’. Doll passed away when I was four years old, and the stories of my ancestors with her. All my … Continue reading
Researching Family Roots is all about genealogy & family history. Genealogy Guide: A step-by-step genealogy guide. New to Genealogy? Start Here Research Resources: Links to favourite genealogy websites. Some are generic sites, most are specific to my genealogy work. All have regularly … Continue reading
Clue: Those beginning genealogy often ask: Where do I start? The answer is with Yourself: Start with what you know and work back.
Clue: When adding any fact or story to your family tree or book, it’s as important to source the information as it is to state it at all. Without sources, the validity of the information is unreliable because it can’t … Continue reading
We’ll explore some general genealogy issues on this website, including help to get organized and started, and then advancing with it. I’ll share what I’ve found to be useful tricks and tools of the trade, and we’ll problem-solve issues like … Continue reading