Family History


Newest In-Brief Research Guide “Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure” 2

IDG Introduces their Newest In-Brief Research Guide: “Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure” By Christine Woodcock The In-Depth Genealogist (IDG) is pleased to present their newest in-brief research guide in the research series by writer, Christine Woodcock, entitled “An In-Brief Guide to Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure”. Christine wrote the column “In Search of Your Scottish […]


Smaller Irish Archives: The Franciscan Library, Dublin

I recently visited the Franciscan Library in Killiney, Co. Dublin.  This excellent and well-maintained resource contains much of the archive and book collection of the Franciscan Order in Ireland.   They have been in this location since 1946. A modern library and manuscript room was built in 1955-56 and the library holdings were enriched with rare books from friaries of the […]


My Trip to Salem: How an Ancestor Stole the Show 6

I am having some much fun finding out who I might be related to via the We’re Related app by Ancestry. I know, there could be lots of mistakes in the lines. I know it all needs to be verified, but I am not a genealogist. I am only the editor of a genealogy magazine. As I was trying to find […]


Happy Birthday to IDG! 6

Happy birthday to…. The In-Depth Genealogist! That’s right – it’s our first birthday! No longer are we in our infant year. We’re heading straight into the toddler phase, so expect us to be running all over the place getting our sticky hands into everything. (Or, is being a genealogist sort of like being a dog… we’re one but in genealogy years that’s really 75?)


Are you ready for #genchat?

The team at The In-Depth Genealogist is excited to announce that we are now officially partnering with Conference Keeper as hosts of the twice-monthly genealogy chat on Twitter. If you haven’t been with us on a chat before, it’s a fast-paced time filled with tips, tricks, and research stories from genealogists of all ages and stages. Just as IDG strives to be a digital community for all genealogists, #genchat supports the same goal.