This Old Tree, June 2018

Helping Others Can Have Unexpected Benefits This is Part Two on the Search to Break a Brick Wall Orlan Smith, of our local genealogy group, was given a possible hint as […]

Don’t assume that because your ancestors were poor that there aren’t records of them. Check out records from prisons, almshouses, orphanages, charity societies, and advertisements for runaway indentured servants.

Search for Scottish POWs in the Colonies. You’ll find lists of men who came to America as indentured servants. They were listed as property.

The Amesbury, Essex Co. Mass. public works department has a database for the cemeteries they maintain. This is a good reminder to see what other cemeteries have an online presence. It […]

Look up the genealogical proof standard. It will explain what that means and there are also forms to help you do “due diligence” to achieve the standard. This is a […]

Quakers issued certificates for many reasons including to be used as an introduction when they moved to a new town or even if they had been expelled from their group. […]

Archival Notes, June 2018

Summer is finally here! I hope you are getting out to do research. Our ACGS group continues to get requests for help from away. Some persons contact us through our […]

President’s Message, June 2018

Greetings, Hope you are all having fun with your summer research and making lots of discoveries. Try and go to genealogy meetings when you can. Not only can you learn […]

“The Family Gene”

A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance into a Hopeful Future By Joselin Linder Pub 2017 by Harper Collins Publishers This book is about a mutation of a gene that […]