250k Irish names online on new database

Tracing the records of your Irish ancestors just got a whole lot easier! Over 250,000 names have been added to an online database of Irish births, marriages and deaths.

If Only We Could See Their Names - Part 1

When searching for enslaved ancestors, the first major frustration comes for the first time researcher, when he or she encounters the slave...

The 12 Coolest Surnames in the World

Before they became hereditary, names were descriptive and linguistically creative. If a distant ancestor was brave, cheerful, or worked at a bar, it might be reflected in your surname. And if you…

Finding Your German Cousins

Are you planing on going to Germany in 2017? Are you looking for your ancestor's grave and want to meet some cousins? If so you should reed this!

Are You Making the Direct-Line Mistake in Your Family Tree?

One of the most common research mistakes that family historians make when building their tree (especially for the first time) is also one of the most limit

Canada's Project Naming: Identifying the unidentified

How one project is helping identify unnamed Indigenous Canadians in archive images.

A Roman Was A Highest Paid Athlete In History Of Mankind

Gaius Appuleius Diocles - possibly the highest paid athlete in the history of mankind, who was a champion charioteer of Circus Maximus.

Can You Believe 6 Generations All Alive?

A 4-Generation Family Some of us might be lucky enough to live long enough to become great-grandparents. But 96 year old Vera Sommerfeld...

Top tips for family history research 2017

Get the most out of your family history research in 2017

Fairy Tales Are Possibly Older Than The Greek Myths And Bible

Researchers claim that many fairy tales are older than Greek myths and the Bible, with some being around 4,000 to 6,000 years old.

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