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How to Find Your Ancestors in 1890

How to Find Your Ancestors in 1890

Donna Wakenight August 22, 2018 0

When I first started building my Wakenight family tree, I would search the US census records to find out where my ancestors lived. Some of them lived in the same area all their lives,

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Military Records in Your Family Tree

Military Records in Your Family Tree

Donna Wakenight July 31, 2018 0

Do you have an ancestor who fought in one of the American wars? I have found that Ancestry.com has many records available. Their Military Collection includes: Draft, Enlistment, and Service Casualties Soldier, Veteran and

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Finding Your Elusive Ancestor

Finding Your Elusive Ancestor

Donna Wakenight April 25, 2018 0

I’m sure I’ve told you this before, but I enjoy building my family tree on Ancestry.com. With millions of records at my fingertips, they make it easy to grow my tree in a short

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Newspaper Articles and Your Family History

Newspaper Articles and Your Family History

Donna Wakenight February 18, 2018 0

My first experience with adding a newspaper article to my family tree was on Ancestry.com. I was researching my great-great-great-granduncle, Daniel Scott Wakenight (1851 to 1930). Daniel was in the newspaper business. He started

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Registration Districts of England and Wales

Registration Districts of England and Wales

Donna Wakenight January 28, 2018 0

If you have searched for records on Ancestry.com, you have used their BMD Indexes for your UK ancestors. BMD stands for Birth, Marriage, and Death. The indexes cover both England and Wales. Included on

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Genealogy Websites You May Want to Visit

Genealogy Websites You May Want to Visit

Donna Wakenight January 28, 2018 0

Have you ever needed more information for your family history search? You can find a multitude of records on websites like Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.com. Although, the fact remains, that there are many documents that

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Tips on Searching the 1841 England Census

Tips on Searching the 1841 England Census

Donna Wakenight January 27, 2018 0

Have you ever been “stumped” by the 1841 England and Wales Census? Have you searched for ancestors, knowing they lived in a particular parish, and not been able to find them? I have been

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