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Italian Research 101   Recently updated !

Editor’s Note: We have edited this article for readability as the author is Italian. If you are looking for Italian ancestors, nowadays you have easy access to many resources unthinkable overseas just a few years ago. Indeed, with several online services, it has simplified the possibility to look for records of birth, marriage and death. But there is a drawback […]


Where Are The Records?   Recently updated !

This past November, the Houston County, TN. Archives celebrated its 8th year of being an established county archive. On November 15, 2010 the Houston County Legislative Body voted to establish a county archive to manage the county government records and to preserve local historical and genealogical records. I still strive today to do the job entrusted to me as the […]


That’s in the Archives! 3   Recently updated !

Recently I read a newspaper article where the author stated “Sometimes, genealogists need private documents, letters, business records and diaries to confirm dates or relationships. Those aren’t the kinds of things you usually find at the National Archives or your state’s archives.” I could not disagree more with this statement. As an archivist and genealogist, I can confirm that personal […]


Spring Cleaning: Tidying Up Your Genealogy 1

Spring Cleaning: Tidying Up Your Genealogy As spring arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us are thinking of spring cleaning. Opening up the windows, letting the sunshine and warm temperatures in. As we contemplate the chores to be done around the house and yard to clean up from the long drawn out winter, we should also think about how […]


Relative Race Discussion With Joe and Jerica

Cheri and the panel discuss the latest episode of Relative Race with special guests, Joe and Jerica from Season 4. Meet the Panel Mary Kircher Roddy – MKR Genealogy Bernice Bennett – Research at the National Archives and Beyond! Special Guests Joe Henline – Relative Race Season 4 Jerica Henline – Relative Race Season 4 We hope you like the […]