More Virginia Wills and Estates Online

Parish Records Help Locate the Family Seat

Can't find the Ancestor? Use my Favorite Tip

Tell the Children

About Colonial Deeds

Why Deed Records are So Important

How Folklore Helps Find Ancestors

Where to Find County Records Online

Oldest Virginia County Records

The Gateway of the Scotch-Irish to the Appalachian Mountains

Starting Over Again

Cobb County Genealogy Library Closing

Did you Search all Probate Records?

The Moment of Truth

How to Find the Children of the Intestate Ancestor

Poor Houses

The Never-Ending Genealogy Trail

The Destruction of Home and Hearth after the Wars

The Fall of an Earl

Discovering when Ancestors First Came to America


A discussion of the Lifestyles of Past Generations