Which census was that? - Organize Your Family History
It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your #genealogy. What kind of timelines do you use to keep track of historical events? Here is one example.
WolframAlpha can help you answer a lot of #genealogy questions like: -Was your great-grandmother's name common at that time? -What happened on your grandfather's birthday? -What was the weather like on your grandparents' wedding day? -What were the towns they lived in like, including demographics, and how far are they from where you live? -What was 20 dollars' worth the year your great-grandmother was born? -What is the technical relationship between you and your grandfather's sister?
WolframAlpha: A New Tool for Genealogy
We’re excited to introduce Shoebox from Ancestry.com – a brand new version of the Shoebox mobile scanner that allows you to upload photos directly to your family tree on Ancestry.com. There has never been a simpler, faster, and more beautiful way to scan your old photos.
Introducing Shoebox From Ancestry.com – A Scanner in Your Pocket
November is a great month to get those family stories recorded. Llama says so. The National Day of Listening is a new national holiday started by StoryCorps in 2008. On the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, iPhones, and tape recorders, along with StoryCorps’ free Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide at: nationaldayoflist....