Working with the 1773 and 1825 maps of Old Ninety Six, Edgefield, Abbeville, Newberry, and Barnwell, South Carolina

I have previously written about how maps can be an invaluable research tools in my  article…

GA Live S02 E03: Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry

Episode : Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry In this episode, our special guest is…

GA Live S02 E02: Researching your female ancestors

Episode 3: Researching your female ancestors Female ancestors are notoriously difficult to find. Once they get…

GA Live S01 E12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project

Episode 12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project We were SO excited to have Donna Cox Baker…

GA Live S01 E10: Why Changing State & County Boundary Lines Matter

In this episide, co-hosts Brian Sheffey and Donya Williams – and special guest Loretta Bellamy –…

GA Live S01 E09: Pushing beyond the 1870 Census to find your enslaved ancestors

You’ve made it to the 1870 U.S. Federal Census…and now you have no idea of what…

Me, Virginia Historical Society’s ‘Unknown No Longer’ website…and a question answered

There is a growing wealth of information regarding enslaved people (EPs) in America for genealogists who…

GA Live S01 E07: Critical Thinking & Genealogy Research

Genealogical research is filled with mysteries, conundrums, conflicting information, and dubious claims…which needs solving in some…

Genealogy Adventures Live S01 E07: Critical Thinking (Sunday, 3 June 2018 @4pm EST)

Genealogical research is filled with mysteries, conundrums, conflicting information, and dubious claims…which needs solving in some…

GA Live S01 E06: Ancestral Naming Conventions & Smashing Genealogy Brick Walls

There are times when we only have an ancestor’s name to work with in the coyrse…