Finding My Ancestors Village in Switzerland | Travel Vlog

I arrived in Schiers last night. And it’s a tiny little village in the east end of Switzerland. And you might be thinking what am I doing in a tiny little village that has not really a lot of interest. Well, it’s because my eight or nine times great grandfather and grandmother, they came from […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters & Year Up & Latino Genealogy

>>>Good evening, I’m Jose Cardenas. Tonight on “Horizonte,” big brothers, big sisters of central Arizona are looking for adult mentors. Learn how you can make a difference in a child’s life. Plus a group giving young adults the skills and experience they need to get a job. And the importance of Latino genealogy and family […]

Relatives Genealogical Software

As your family grows and you welcome new members it can be important to remember where they came from. The problem is keeping track all those branches in root to the family tree. RELATIVES is a simple to use program that will help you visualize your family tree as far back as you want. With […]

Learn how to Get Started in Genealogy with BCPL

Music The best place is to start with what you know. Write down – take a piece of paper and write down all the information about yourself – when you were born, when you were born, and any other information that you have, like place that you were born. Those are the sort of things […]

Creating a Family History Video Part 2

Hi. Welcome to Part 2 of this blog about making a family history video. Today we’re going to be editing and sharing your movie. I’m going to use Pinnacle Studio for iPad. It has all the features we need to edit a great movie and also to easily share our movie on a social network […]

Inside the New York Public Library: The Milstein Division

It’s interesting the reasons why people have come to do genealogy research over the years. It used to be very popular to try to prove that you’re related to somebody that came off the Mayflower or that you’re related to Charlemagne, or some royalty. But now, in the past couple of decades, it’s been more […]

Best Genealogy Software – Top 10 List

Best Genealogy Software – Top 10 List Top 10: DoroTree Top 9: WinFamily Top 8: Heredis Top 7: Brother’s Keeper Top 6: Family Historian Top 5: Ancestral Quest Top 4: Family Tree Heritage Platinum Top 3: RootsMagic Top 2: Family Tree Maker Top 1: Legacy Family Tree

Staying Organized in Genealogical Research

Hello, today we are going to discuss the importance of staying organized and documenting as you go when doing genealogical research. This will help you out in the long run and you’ll thank yourself later. It is always good to get started on the right track when it comes to researching your family. There are […]

Using an Ancestor Chart

Hello. Today we’re going to discuss how to fill out an ancestor chart. Using an ancestor chart is an integral part of recording family research. Also called pedigree chart, the ancestor chart is a great tool for clearly showing a person’s ancestral lines. The chart is also helpful in organizing your information– you can see […]