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Feb 17, 2016

Genealogy Gems Podcast

Episode 188

Highlights from this episode include:

  • RootsTech news and resources for everyone;
  • New records online for Ireland and the United States;
  • Two inspiring emails from listeners who unravel family mysteries with determination, skill and Google sleuthing;
  • Motivating thoughts on organizing...

Jan 13, 2016

This New Year’s episode is packed with fresh energy and perspective! 

We welcome the Legal Genealogist Judy Russell to the podcast. Judy takes on a Genealogy Gems listener’s fantastic question about the bounty land his War of 1812 ancestor never claimed.


  • The latest on life after Family Tree Maker software;
  • A...

Dec 8, 2015

Genealogy Gems Podcast
Episode 186

This month’s episode celebrates upcoming holiday family time with a special segment on interviewing relatives. Diahan Southard offers her thanks for DNA connections that are helping fill holes left by adoption. And you’ll hear about:

  • a great new resource from MyHeritage for...

Nov 5, 2015

This month all of us here at Genealogy Gems are celebrating reaching a milestone 1000 blog posts on our website. But we’re not just celebrating our own genealogy writing. We’re celebrating YOURS! Today I have a special segment that celebrates what YOU have shared with us about your adventures in family history...

Oct 6, 2015

In this episode I’ll kick things off with two fabulous online resources I think are Gems. Two of you wrote in with your own advice, one on saving your genealogy from theft and another with another tip on digital preservation. I found a funny poem online that the author gave me permission to share. And then Sunny...