Finding your Ancestors in The Newspapers

Different search options Newspapers hold so much information on our ancestors and could potentially hold the key to help unlock mysteries about who they were and what they did. As more and more newspapers are digitized and made available online, the more we can learn. Search options scan the computer generated text, a process calledContinue reading “Finding your Ancestors in The Newspapers”

Finding Sources

Accidentally finding interesting websites Recently I came across an online article about finding your relatives in Lutheran Church records. My German ancestors were Lutheran, so I clicked the link to read more. Unfortunatly, it was a premium article that I couldn’t read without a subscription. I then decided to go searching for other articles onContinue reading “Finding Sources”

When you can’t read the handwriting

Tips and tricks Digging into the past is a fun experience and we enjoy what we can uncover about who came before us. As we find more out, we can go back further and further in time. But this can lead to frustration when we cannot read the handwriting on the documents. This could beContinue reading “When you can’t read the handwriting”

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