I’ve posted before regarding Pennsylvania deed records being digitized and added to the FamilySearch website. I’ve been using them recently and thought I’d post a list of all the counties with online deeds currently available.
Sites like Ancestry are great, but online archives can be a goldmine for finding records pertaining to your family here and abroad.
I’ve been using AncestryDNA for more than a year now. Like most anything, there are good points and bad points. Here are my top 5 tips to help you can get the most our of your AncestryDNA test results.
You know I love deeds. I’ve been haunting the FamilySearch catalog watching and waiting for them to add microfilm of county deeds online. Several of my counties of interest are now available!
Several weeks ago, Ancestry released their newest tool: Genetic Communities. These communities are based on some pretty cool work with the DNA of millions of AncestryDNA test-takers. Mine were right on target.
Are you familiar with estate records in Pennsylvania? If your ancestor left a will, would you look in the Orphan’s Court records? Here are five reasons why you should check the Orphan’s Court records even if your ancestor left a will.
On 12 May 1786, Elizabeth Hocker, daughter of Johann Georg and Anna Margaretha Hacker, married General Henry Scheetz. Come see what I found in the Library of Congress’ Photos and Prints online collection.
The Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Archives has a great list of indices to their records. Have you checked it out lately?
The Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds has made available a new online deed e-film reader. Not only can you view the deeds online, but you can also search the deed indices by name. You will be asked to login, but you can simply login as a guest by clicking a button. The e-film reader will […]
I spent Friday watching a number of webinars hosted by the Board for Certification of Genealogists which were broadcasted live. They were excellent! If you can, I recommend you visit Legacy Family Tree Webinars and watch. They are free—but only, I believe, for a limited time. Elizabeth Shown Mills’ presentation was inspiring. She took a really, […]