Jewish headstones in cemeteries can provide a large number of clues for researchers of family history and genealogy. Here’s an explanation of everything you might encounter.
Order marriage licenses and affidavits from New York City, not just marriage certificates using new online indexes.
The new admixture analysis at FanilyTreeDNA offers customers a glimpse into geographic genetic history, but is there any use to this information?
The Brooklyn Public Library and Newspapers.com are working together to provide the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives online.
Using a “research tree” helps organize records pertaining to potential relatives when looking for missing pieces.
Indexes to New York City births, marriages, and deaths are now available on Ancestry.com, as are the 1855 and 1875 New York state census records.
Ancestry.com announced the company will be investing $60 million in improving records from FamilySearch.org.
Storytelling is a powerful tool for increasing your family’s interest in your research. But what stories have I been able to uncover so far?
Babette Sturmwald is a newly discovered cousin. Her husband and one of her four daughters perished in the Holocaust.
FamilyTreeDNA reveals my membership in haplogroup G2c through testing Y chromosome DNA.
The results of my AncestryDNA test pointed to a surprising component of my genetics, but where can I go from here?
Ancestry.com now offers autosomal DNA testing for geogenealogy and finding relatives.