Tips & Techniques Articles
This month’s theme is Mapping Mania. Lisa interviews guests about mapping strategies, websites to find and use old maps like HistoryGeo, David Rumsey and Google Earth, and the brand new Family Tree Historical Maps Book: Europe.
This month’s theme is Online Genealogy Hints and Hacks. We talk about tips for sites from Google to Facebook to FamilySearch.org. Plus, download a free cheat sheet of Keyboard Shortcuts.
It’s easy to recreate and share a family heirloom diary, album or series of letters—while keeping the original safe and sound.
Learn how to create a family timeline and tell your family's story with treelines.
In the 15th Anniversary episode of the podcast, Host Lisa Louise Cooke asks the editors and writers of Family Tree Magazine to reminisce about the past decade and a half in genealogy, and to speculate on the future of family history. Plus, enter the mega 15th Anniversary Sweepstakes!
This month’s theme is ‘The Genealogy Year in Review.‘ We’ll discuss major genealogy news to happen in 2014, the best family history websites of 2014, and tips from the best webinars to take place this year. Plus, enter our Anniversary contest to win a great prize!
This month’s theme is DNA & Your Genealogy. Learn about how CeCe Moore conducts DNA research for the TV show “Finding Your Roots,” go inside Family Tree DNA with founder Bennett Greenspan, and get a crash course in genetic genealogy with expert Blaine Bettinger.
Is hard-to-buy-for Aunt Helen the family repository for recipes, photo albums and keepsakes? Does Grandpa Joe archive all of your family's facts and dates in his head, not to mention all those lesser-known scintillating tidbits? If you need holiday gift ideas for your genealogically inclined relatives, look no further!
This month’s theme is Haunting Ancestral Cemeteries. Learn how to analyze ancestral tombstones, find obituaries online, and how to prepare and carry out a visit to the cemetery.