We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

Here's our weekly list of new genealogy records online. Do any collections below relate to your family history? Please share with your genealogy buddies or with societies that might be interested! AMERICAN LOYALIST CLAIMS (U.S., U.K., CANADA). A database of claims and...

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New AncestryDNA Common Matches Tool: Love It!

New AncestryDNA Common Matches Tool: Love It!

A new tool at Ancestry DNA is blowing my genealogy mysteries wide open! I have been up since 5:30 with plenty of goals and ambitions for today. But I got distracted. Distracted by a new tool at AncestryDNA that is blowing my genealogy mysteries wide open. The new tool...

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Tools to Highlight Your Great Genealogy Finds

Tools to Highlight Your Great Genealogy Finds

Snagit and Skitch can help you highlight screenshots and other digital images you capture for genealogy. Here's how! Recently Diane from Alberta, CA sent in this question: "I am trying to find how to highlight a portion of a document such as a birth certificate. The...

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We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

Here's our weekly list of new genealogy records online. It's PACKED with European military records from WWII back to the War of 1812. Do any collections below relate to your family history? Please share with your genealogy buddies or with societies that might be...

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3 Sparkling Ohio Genealogy Research Gems

3 Sparkling Ohio Genealogy Research Gems

A listener sent in her favorite resources for Ohio genealogy research. Could any of these help you find your Buckeye State ancestors? Recently we heard from Genealogy Gems Premium member Kate, after she listened to Premium podcast episode 125 with Cheryl McClellan...

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Philippines Genealogy Resources Now Online

Philippines Genealogy Resources Now Online

FamilySearch is creating an enormous--and still growing--collection of free online genealogy records for the Philippines. In recent weeks, I've noticed a lot of new genealogy records for the Philippines going online at FamilySearch. These indexed and/or digitized...

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How to See Your Favorite People First on Facebook

How to See Your Favorite People First on Facebook

Now you can choose whose Facebook activity shows up at the top of your news feed. We hope the Genealogy Gems Facebook page is on your See First list! Facebook now has a new feature to allow you to select which friends and pages you want to see at the top of your news...

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We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

We Dig These Gems! New Genealogy Records Online

Here's our weekly list of new genealogy records online. Do any collections below relate to your family history? Please share with your genealogy buddies or with societies that might be interested! ITALY CIVIL REGISTRATION. Over a million total indexed Italian civil...

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7 Reasons to Start a Family History Blog

7 Reasons to Start a Family History Blog

More and more people are blogging about their family history. Here's why! When it comes right down to it, many of us want to write up our family stories, but we don't really want to write or publish a 300-page book. Blogging your family history in short snippets is a...

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How to Add Text to a Web Clipping in Evernote

How to Add Text to a Web Clipping in Evernote

Here's a simple solution for making additions to an existing web clipping in Evernote. Have you ever clipped something with Evernote and realized after the fact that you would like to copy and paste additional information (such as a genealogical source citation) to...

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