Family Bibles

Long before the advancement of technology, people were forced to write down important events like birthdays, marriage dates, deaths and more. A small percentage of people still write down these important dates on wall calendars or in address books, but the vast majority of us rely on modern technology to remind us of these dates. …

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Illnesses and Causes of Death Genealogy Guide

Illness and death are the final and conclusive part of life. Death was recorded in a variety of methods, and using old terms that are now outdated. I put together a comprehensive guide to some of the most common causes of death listed on old death certificates and schedules of death. This post is in …

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Common Genealogical Terms Dictionary

Genealogy is an ongoing learning process. There are so many terms that people acquire as they dive through their family history, including words that were commonly used throughout the past that we seldom hear today! These terms are on top of the already genealogically specific terms given to certain components within searching through the past. …

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