Researching A Community of Enslaved People On A Plantation When All You Have Is Their First Name

It is easy to think professional genealogists have all the research answers. However, we get stuck…

S05 E26: Jamaican and British Caribbean Genealogy w/Linford Sweeney

Beal has been intrigued, amazed, fascinated, and stunned by the wisdom, strength, and tenacity of mature…

S05 E25: Slavic Genealogy with Patrick-Joseph Elias

Beal has been intrigued, amazed, fascinated, and stunned by the wisdom, strength, and tenacity of mature…

A Fresh Take on Working with Pre-1850 U.S. Censuses

The 1850 U.S. Census was a landmark census. It was the first to enumerate an entire…

S04 E37 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked…

S04 E36 How Old Fake News Can Lead Your Genealogy Astray

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked…

Grappling with Old Fake News in Genealogy Research

Anyone with a nodding familiarity of national elections from 2016 to today in western societies is…

S04 E19: An Interview with Edward Ball, author of “Slaves in the Family”

Award-winning author – as well as former journalist & lecturer – Edward Ball joined the show…

Researching Poorly Documented Ancestors: Harriet Roberts (Northampton County, NC)

The case I am working on couldn’t be more different. It involves the multiple movements of…

Using the Beyond Kin Methodology for Poorly Documented FPOC & Homesteading Ancestors

The Beyond Kin Project (https://beyondkin.org), developed by genealogy colleagues Donna Cox Baker and Frazine K. Taylor,…