Do You *Really* Know How To Use Ancestry’s Interactive Viewer?

Do You *Really* Know How To Use Ancestry’s Interactive Viewer?

Interactive Viewer has changed considerably if you are a long-time Ancestry.com user. Are you taking advantage of the new features? Or *assuming* you know what you need to about it?

Do you know there are Settings for the Interactive Viewer?

Did you handle the Settings ages ago and haven’t looked at them since?

I had to answer YES to the last question. … BUT I found something neat that I had been missing: RELATED CONTENT. Read the full article on how to FIND that in addition to a great tip article.

Read More →

Read More →

“STOREY – McILWAIN” by June Curry Maddox

“STOREY – McILWAIN” by June Curry Maddox

by June Curry Maddox (date unknown)

      My mother, Grace Storey Curry told me my great-great grandfather John S. Storey left Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1825 and came to Coweta County Georgia. With that information, I began my search for John S. Storey and his ancestors in the Spartanburg County South Carolina Court House in 1963.

Thus begins the record of June Curry Maddox’s findings of that search. Nichols Library will house “The June Currey Maddox Collection” which was so large it is taken considerable time to organize & make room for all of the great research accomplished by this wonderful deceased member.

Read More →

Read More →

A MUCH Faster Search Using Green Leaf Hints on Ancestry.Com

A MUCH Faster Search Using Green Leaf Hints on Ancestry.Com

The first in a “Using Ancestry.com” Series.

Search One Database for All Green Leaf Hints in Your Tree

Did you know that you can filter your Ancestry.com green leaf Hints by record collection? ~ Source: Randall J. Seaver on Geneamusings.com

Instead of searching an all “green leaf” hints for an ancestor by going through all the hints provided, learn to utilize the power of computing to search only ONE database for anyone with a hint for THAT database in your tree.

Talk about a research time saver!

This is a MUST READ post if you have an Ancestry.com tree.

Read More →

Read More →

Free Chart: Census Comparison Information, 1790-1940

Free Chart: Census Comparison Information, 1790-1940

A good chart from Ancestry.com [free] displays a comparison of census information, 1790-1940. The chart is on the 1940 Census Wiki page. Very helpful when trying to determine what census asked questions such as “Month of birth” (don’t we wish that was asked on ALL of them!) Link: Comparison of Census Information, 1790-1940. Photo by […]

Read More →

Read More →

How Archaeologists Find History is Just Plain Funny

How Archaeologists Find History is Just Plain Funny

Tonight I was going through some of the news headlines and came upon this one. It struck my funny bone.

Archaeologists Tracked Lewis and Clark
by Following Their Trail of Laxatives

It’s a short article, published today and an interesting read. Especially …

Read More →

Read More →

Top