Genealogical Mistake #1 – Unsourced Citations

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When you’re just starting your genealogical research it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of climbing your family tree.  You’re searching things online, you’ve made a few trips to libraries and archives, and maybe you’ve even spent a few hours in the dusty basement of a courthouse.  And each time you make photocopies […]

Awesome April 2012 Webinars – No Foolin!

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Whew!  What a list!!  There are a ton of webinars scheduled for April.  Either this whole e-learning thing is really catching on or else the genealogical community is planning for a lot of “April Showers” and ensuring that we all have something to do while we’re stuck indoors.  There are some great things coming up […]

Join the 1940 Census Indexing Project and Win!

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In just 11 short days, the 1940 US Census will be released to the public.  Family History buffs, genealogists, and curious researchers will flock to the free access to search for their relatives in the census.  But wait… there’s no index!?  How can I find my people?! Yes… it’s true, there will be no index […]

March 2012 Desktop Calendar

March 2012 Desktop Calendar - 1940 US Census EditionI have always admired the desktop calendars that Clotilde at Chocolate and Zucchini has offered.  This year, MyNeChimKi's Genealogical Services will offer a set as well!  And to go hand-in-hand with all the hype surrounding the release of the 1940 Census in April, our desktop calendars will all have a 1940 Census theme. The release […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day & March 2012 Genealogy Webinars

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You shouldn’t be surprised to see a few more Irish/Irish-American webinars in this list… after all, we all celebrate the “luck o’ the Irish” in March whether we’ve got Irish heritage or not!  Also… be sure to check out the webinars on the 1940 Census and Census secrets, the release of the 1940 U.S. Census […]

February 2012 Desktop Calendar

February 2012 Desktop Calendar - 1940 US Census EditionI have always admired the desktop calendars that Clotilde at Chocolate and Zucchini has offered.  This year, MyNeChimKi's Genealogical Services will offer a set as well!  And to go hand-in-hand with all the hype surrounding the release of the 1940 Census in April, our desktop calendars will all have a 1940 Census theme. Get struck […]

RootsTech 2012 Streaming Schedule and February 2012 Genealogy Webinars

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In addition to this month’s webinars, this is also the month that RootsTech 2012 will be going on.  Between February 2-4, techies and genealogists will be gathering to discuss how to bring family history into the technological era.  For those of my readers who will be sitting at home during this time like me, RootsTech […]

Get a Sneak Peek at Season 3 of “Who Do You Think You Are?”

The next season of Who Do You Think You Are? is just right around the corner! Episode 1 of Season 3 will air on Friday, February 3rd.  The new season will explore the families of Martin Sheen, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rob Lowe, Helen Hunt, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rashida Jones, Jerome Bettis, […]

January 2012 Desktop Calendar

January Desktop CalendarI have always admired the desktop calendars that Clotilde at Chocolate and Zucchini has offered.  This year, MyNeChimKi's Genealogical Services will offer a set as well!  And to go hand-in-hand with all the hype surrounding the release of the 1940 Census in April, our desktop calendars will all have a 1940 Census theme. Many of […]

Essential Forms for Genealogy

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One of the most important tenants for excellent research is organization. Through the course of your genealogical research you’ll come across enough brick walls without creating a few of your own because of poor organizational techniques. Throughout our Getting Started series, we’ll talk a lot about different organization techniques, but first let’s look at some […]