Chris Dunham, the man behind The Genealogue, is now introducing a new genealogy blog. This one—The Family Historian—will focus on providing the best genealogy advice for the family historian from genealogy blogs across the web. The goal of this site is to “become a database of the collective wisdom of the community.” I’ve already poked […]

Do you have ancestors in Michigan? If so, there are two fantastic resources you should know about for online records. has birth, marriage, and death records for Michigan online, as follows: Michigan Births 1867—1902, Michigan Marriages 1868—1925, Michigan Deaths 1867—1897. You can search the records through the index, then view and save a digital […]

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d point out some excellent sources for Irish genealogy research. Ancestry The 24/7 Family History blog article, Irish Database at points out several of their most popular Irish databases. You must have a WorldDeluxe membership in order to use them, but I usually find at least […]