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Ancestry.com Class at Elm City

Teaching a class on how to get the most out of Ancestry.com (at least the library edition).  But also, just how to get started (for the beginners).


News You Can Use

News You Can Use in Your New York Research

Recently, Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org added or updated collections with New York materials.

FamilySearch.org added more material to its  70 more words

Online Resources

Customer service update

Well. It turns out that I can’t access Archives.com and can’t find an email from them because they aren’t included in the Ancestry package. Indeed, they are not listed on the World Explorer Plus list of benefits. 138 more words


I regret purchasing that World Explorer Plus membership

Last December, apparently affected by holiday cheer, I signed up for the super duper Ancestry membership that is supposed to include affiliated sites Fold3, Newspapers.com, and Archives.com. 393 more words


4 Must Use Sources for Researching Super-Secret Location

4 Must Use Sources for Researching Super-Secret Location

It’s been a drought. December and January are slow investigation months. Combined with Georgia’s unpredictable weather, holidays, and travel, Archer Paranormal Investigations (API) takes a break. 329 more words


A funny thing happened at the Audiologists office today, 1/23/15

I picked up mom today to take her to the Audiologist office to have her hearing aids checked after issues at a recent medical appointment. We entered the office lobby, did all the normal pleasantries and the sat down a seat away from the only other patient in the office. 346 more words

Blog Posts

Climbing up the Family Tree - Ancestry.com vs. 23andMe

I feel incredibility nerdy, but I love researching genealogy. I can’t explain why I’m fascinated with my ancestors. Maybe it’s like my own personal connection to history, or imagining if these distant ancestors are anything like me. 780 more words