Genealogy Tip Jar

To celebrate Family History month, here's a collection of useful genealogy and family history resources and tips from GeneaBloggers.com!
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Just because you can't find them, don't assume they passed away. #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestry #ancestors #heritage #roots #tips

Have you found your ancestors in voting records? #voting #vote #politics #primaries #voter #RightToVote #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots #democrats #republican #independent #USHistory #history

Scanning tips and tricks for preserving your family photos #genealogy #ancestry #familyhistory #familytree #photos #preservation #archives

Need help deciphering that chicken scratch? Visit these handwriting helps via FamilySearch.org #familysearch #ancestry #familyhistory #familytree #genealogy

The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #photohistory #photographs

What common surnames are challenging you in your #familyhistory research? #familytree #genealogy #surnames #ancestry #heritage #roots #lastname

Dates not matching up? #familyhistory #ancestry #genealogy #familytree #heritage #roots

What crops or livestock did your farming ancestors raise? #familyhistory #genealogy #farmer #crops #animals #farmanimals #agriculture #heritage #roots #familytree #ancestry #history #americanhistory #ushistory #livestock

Spring Cleaning: Organize Your Genealogy Research

Did you know that up until the death of Queen Victoria in 1907, the traditional color for a wedding gown was black, not white? Take a look at those old family photos again. Could one of them be a wedding photo? #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #heritage #roots #familytree

Wetlands, plains or arid desert? What was the geography like where your ancestors settled? #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #history #geography #land #desert #plains #wetlands #mountains #unitedstates #USHistory

Do you ever get confused by all those "great" and "removed" relatives? Here's a great printable chart you can save for your reference. (Click https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t31.0-8/1292175_137385256431775_852362652_o.jpg for print-quality.) Credit: familytreeservice.co.uk, distributed for use

Geni Tips: Resolve Conflicting Data After a Merge

Did your ancestor move or did the county boundary move? #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #genealogytip #history #ushistory #county #countyhistory #heritage #roots

This 'Dictionary of Old Occupations' can be very interesting. Add these details and definitions to the "notes" in your tree to make it come alive. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree

What interesting occupations have you discovered in U.S. city directories? Search for your ancestors' occupations in our U.S. City Directories collection here: http://ancstry.me/1A9PcEr #occupations #work #career #history #ushistory #ancestry #genealogy

Questions about Genealogical Numbering Systems? This entry from Wikipedia will help. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree

What is the most creative misspelling you've come across? #familyhistory #genealogy #ancestry #surnames #history #names

What surnames in your family tree don't sound like they're spelled? #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots #history #surnames #names

Which historical events may have influenced your ancestors' moves or decisions? #ancestry #genealogy #history #heritage #roots #familyhistory #familytree #historicalevents #History #USHistory #unitedstates

Do you have funeral cards among your family heirlooms? #heritage #roots #ancestry #genealogy #familytree #familyhistory #family #ancestors

Trying to pin point your immigrant ancestors ancestral town? Here are a dozen places to explore to determine their origins: http://ancstry.me/1PQiRc6 #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots

Genealogy Tip: Stuck in your research or just need a break? Select “Add a story” to save your memories in your online tree. #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogytip #ancestry #family #familytree #ancestors #storytelling

When researching family history, it is best not to assume. #familyhistory #genealogy #ancestry #genealogytip #ancestors

Have you used U.S. census and city directory information in tandem? #census #unitedstates #history #USHistory #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestry #heritage #roots #ancestors