Going In-Depth is Here!

Perhaps you've been wondering what I've been up to over the past two weeks?  Or did you not notice that I've been absent? Well, I became part of The In-Depth Genealogist Leadership Team and jumped right in as Publisher of the digital magazine, Going In-Depth.  This is our first crack at the digital magazine format … Continue reading Going In-Depth is Here!

I Could Plotz*- All Three Birthplaces!

*plotz- burst from excitement Part Two: Locating the Homeland My last article included details on how I used a timeline to develop a list of potential sources for the birthplace of my 2x great grandparents. The list of possible sources was: Samuel Engel—Birth Record, Synagogue Records, Tax Lists, Marriage record, Passenger List, Declaration of Intent Application.  Other … Continue reading I Could Plotz*- All Three Birthplaces!

Don’t Kvetch*- Use Timelines and Locations to Reveal Secrets

*Kvetch- to complain Part One: Locating the Homeland   If you’ve attended any genealogy class, webinar, or read a book on the subject of family research you’ve been told that it is important to look at timelines for individuals.  Sure, we know this, but how often do we actually stop to examine our family’s timeline?  … Continue reading Don’t Kvetch*- Use Timelines and Locations to Reveal Secrets

2012 Goals and Progress Made

Here it is October and I've not checked on my goals since June! General Genealogy Goals Education 1.  Attend the Ohio Genealogical Conference in Cleveland, Ohio (April 12-14).  I decided not to attend this year.  2.  Attend the National Family History Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (May 9-12).  Yes, I was able to go!  It was a fun experience and I’m … Continue reading 2012 Goals and Progress Made