Records

Most Recent Articles
Shhh! We're letting you in on one of genealogy's best-kept secrets: the resources of the WPA's Historical Records Survey.
Read more »
Do creative juices flow through your family tree? Discover your inventive ancestors — and get inspired by their ingenuity — using resources from the US patent and trademark office.
Read more »
If your ancestor strayed to the wrong side of the law, we’ll help you conduct a genealogical investigation into a bounty of criminal records.
Read more »
When was the 1945 Florida census taken?
Read more »
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
Read more »
Not sure if you have a Civil War ancestor, or need to discover more detail? Here's a quick guide to the best resources for finding your Civil War roots.
Read more »
Do wagon train rosters exist?
Read more »
More likely than not, these 10 types of genealogy records will figure into your family tree research. (Might as well learn about them now!)
Read more »
1880 census research gets a big boost from a huge CD-ROM set.
Read more »
Discover WPA-generated oral histories on the Library of Congress' Web site.
Read more »
Recent Blog Posts »
Recent Articles »

Free Genealogy Downloads



Historical Maps Premium Collection
Enhance your family history search with the maps and how-to videos in the Historical Maps Premium Collection.
 
Only available in Dec., this collection has a retail value of $124.96, but is yours this month only for $59.99!


They're going fast - get yours today!
 

©  F+W All rights reserved.