Genealogy Tip Jar
To celebrate Family History month, here's a collection of useful genealogy and family history resources and tips from GeneaBloggers.com!
The U.S. Pension Roll of 1835 received a recent update which includes indexed records to support images of Revolutionary War pension records. This updated collection provides deeper information on the county they resided in and units they served. ancstry.me/W4oavV #genealogy #familyhistory
New York has some of the most historic and famous prisons in the United States. We recently launched four new collections of New York prison records which range from 1797-1931. Photo Credit: Blackwell's Island Penitentiary, Library of Congress Photo Collection, 1840-2000. ancstry.me/1wbJiLs
You may have already spent time visiting the local cemetery to search for family graves. Have you considered the possibility that family members could also be buried in neighboring cemeteries? See Document family members buried in nearby cemeteries www.examiner.com/... #genealogy
Census Facts on 50 States| Doing your family genealogy you have and will continue to use the U. S. Federal Censuses. They are a very valuable tool in research. From the first census in 1790 showing approximately 3.9 million people in the new country to the latest census it is so important to check all the censuses available for information about your ancestors. Each census counted as many people as could be located, whether they were a U. S. citizen or not, they counted. #census #familytree
'How To Identify Antique Photos' ~ If you have ever been the happy recipient of a box full of old family photographs, you may also have experienced the dismay of discovering some or all of them are not labeled with names. This article covers various techniques to determine the age and subject of these photos to help learn their identities.
People with German heritage make up the largest block of immigrant descendants. You have to know German history and territories in order to understand where and why, and when they left. German Genealogy Cheat Sheet.