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Dec 8, 2014



In this episode I'm going to share a personal story from my own family history just recently uncovered, and pull from it 3 powerful strategies that you can start using right away to further your own genealogy research in newspapers.

My husband's grandfather, Raymond Harry Cooke, was born March 6, 1894 in...

Nov 11, 2014

We all need a little inspiration now and then, and in this episode I hope to bring you some through good books, inspiring comments from other listeners, and some new ideas to try.

Once I got past the organization of my new office, what I’ve really enjoyed doing is devoting time to display family photos and artifacts,...

Oct 20, 2014

In this episode I've got some exciting news, a cool free online tool, advice on translation, stories of inspirational finds, DNA for genealogy, and a Star Trek take on the innovations of yesteryear! 


FamilySearch’s free  interactive map
Click here to see the FamilySearch England & Wales 1851 Parish map.


Sep 16, 2014

Do you have enough time to work on your family history the way you would like to? How about taking on someone else’s family history? In this episode I’ve invited someone who has jumped over his own family history to diligently working on a perfect strangers…or did he jump over it? It’s a very interesting...

Aug 14, 2014

Lisa shares her recent research successes:

  • Getting in touch with a distant German cousin through MyHeritage
  • Organizing and “Visualizing” the German photos from her Great Grandmother’s Scrapbook (below is the inscription by Louise's siblings in the front cover of the scrapbook)

  • Using Google Earth to plot out...