This course discusses the history of railroads in the U.S., the types of records that exist, the type of genealogical information you can get from those records, and where you might find those records in both online and physical repositories.
Are you new to researching your Mexican ancestors? Have you been doing Mexico research for a while, but want to make sure you are getting the most out of your research efforts? My friend and colleague Debbie Gurtler, AG® is debuting a new webinar from FamilySearch that you won’t want to miss.
During lectures I gave this past August at my local genealogy society and at a conference, I polled the audience asking how many who are on Facebook had checked if there is an existing Facebook Group for their ancestral hometowns, and few people raised their hands. When I showed them the kind of information that I have obtained from one of my ancestral hometown Groups, they were amazed.
Are you a bit unsure what people mean when they talk about cloud computing? Does the thought of trusting the cloud make you nervous? Wondering how you can use it (or use it better) for your own genealogy work or for your society operations? Are you a cloud fan who is hoping to learn about the latest developments and trends?
This past Wednesday, I joined my geneabud Nicka Smith as a guest panelist on her twice monthly Black ProGen LIVE genealogy broadcast show. The Spanish Empire played a major role in the transatlantic slave trade, and people of African descent played a major role in colonizing the New World.