Photo Types Can Tell You About Dates for Genealogy

Photo Types Can Also Tell You About Dates

Let’s Explore Some Different Types of Photos A few little dating tips regarding some of the photos found. Hopefully this will be helpful to some … Read more

Finding Old Properties using Google Earth

Using Google Earth to Find Old Properties

My Grandfather and a few tips…Using Google Earth I can remember the last time I sat in his lap and he held me telling me … Read more

Using Obituaries for Genealogy Research

Using Obituaries for Genealogy Research

Obits provide all kinds of information! Obituaries provide a great deal of information, and these notices can be found either in newspaper or funeral home … Read more

backgrounds in photos help you find dates and places

Background Items Help Find Places and Dates

The background tells a great story – Items or events in the background of photos can help you determine where and when the photo was … Read more

Information about photographers can help you date photos

Dating Photos using Photographers

How to Date Photos Using the Photographers This can at least give a general date or time period for the photo. Also it helps when … Read more

Using surname migration tool to find family

Surname Migration Research

Migration Help on Surnames Can Help you Break Through Some Brick Walls  If you have never been to this page of, this is worth … Read more

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Why and How to Save Old Photos

Some Tips for Saving Your Old Photos Did you know?  Instead of putting those old family photos on display on the wall.  You really need … Read more

How Get Started on a Family Tree with Tips and Resources

How to Get Started Building a Family Tree

If you are new to genealogy or know someone that starting to gain interest, here are some steps to help you build a family tree … Read more

What Cars in Photos Can Tell You About Your Family

Automobiles in photos can give you clues or set you on the right research path. I love it when cars are in the photo! Why? … Read more

Using Old Newspapers to Tell a War Story

Old Newspapers and The Story of a World War Flying Ace

Nothing like finding a great story and having hundreds of people with the same name come up. You have to find the facts first, before … Read more

Why Genealogy Enthusiasts Should Rescue Photos

Why Rescue Photos and How to Do It

In case you didn’t know, we have a section on the website for rescued photos. These are photos and cabinet cards that I’ve found in … Read more

Antique Photos Portraits and Faces

Rescuing some of the Forgotten

Rescued Photos from Forgotten Faces Here is a collection of photos, mostly portraits and headshots found in various collections and antique shops. We hope to … Read more