Genealogy Records

This category of articles focuses on places to find genealogy records for family research.  In order to do robust genealogy research, it is necessary to go beyond census records to find vital records, boat records, land records, homestead records and others.  These articles cover a wide range of record types to help you become a better genealogist.

List of Articles:

FREE Genealogy Research

Visiting FHL: Making the Most of Your Trip

Using the National Archives (NARA) for Genealogy Research

Using U.S. Census Records

Ancestry.com: Getting the Most from your Subscription

Requesting Genealogy Vital Records

FamilySearch: A Necessity for all Genealogists

Finding Homestead Records

Canadian Genealogy Research using the Internet

Researching Ancestors through Military Records

Researching British Genealogy

Using a Platte Map to Research Ancestors

Finding Civil War Soldiers in Your Family Tree

A Case for Using GenealogyBank over Ancestry

Searching the U.S. Social Security Death Index

Seeking your Ellis Island Ancestry

Find the Inventor in your Family Tree

Finding Ancestors in Federal Land Records

Beginner
Guide

Genealogy Quick Start Guide for Beginners

Applying the Genealogy Proof Standard to your Research

5 Genealogy Mistakes to Avoid

Google Genealogy Research Toolbox

Find Records

Requesting Vital Records

Researching Ancestors through Military Records

Using the National Archives (NARA) for Genealogy Research

Using U.S. Census Records

Finding Homestead Records

Canadian Genealogy Research using the Internet

Researching British Genealogy

Tips

Genealogy Source Citations Made Easy

Finding Family History Books

Listening to Genealogy Podcasts Made Easy

Using Cyndi’s List for Genealogy Research

Researching Ancestors Using Obituaries