What You Might Have Missed: November 4th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on November 4, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

Family History Month is now over, but just in case you missed something — check out these posts and videos from last week! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Blog New Content: Military Records, Virgin Islands Vaccination Journals, and the 1921 Census of Canada to Name a Few Haunting the Dead: Death and Burial Records in Family History… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: October 28th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on October 28, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

Family History Month is almost over, but we aren’t done yet! Make sure you don’t miss a thing — including these posts and videos from last week! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Ask Ancestry Anne: My Ancestor Moved Around a Lot and Didn’t Leave Many Records — Now What? Most Popular Baby Girls Names Since 1960 Great… Read more

Advanced Research Tip: Always Cite Your Sources and What does that Mean Anyway?

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on October 25, 2013 in Ask Ancestry Anne, Family History Month, Reference Desk

A source citation tells you where you found the information.  You remember those papers you wrote in college and high school and all the footnotes you wrote?  Yep.  Those things. I know what you are thinking…Really? Seriously?  You expect me to do that for my family tree? Yes. Two reasons: So you can find the… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: October 21st Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on October 21, 2013 in Ask Ancestry Anne, Reference Desk

October is still Family History Month!   Make sure you don’t miss a thing — including these posts and videos from last week! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Getting Started With Mexican Family History Research New Content: Probates, School Girls, BMDs, and Airplane Snacks Getting Started With Italian Genealogy The Newly Evolved AncestryDNA – More Detail Means More… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: October 14th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on October 14, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

October is still Family History Month!   Make sure you don’t miss a thing — including these posts and videos from last week! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Finding The One: The Search For Vital Records Meet The ProGenealogists Creating Ancestral Histories and Life Stories Major Milestones in Family History Ancestry Anne’s Top Ten Ways to Use Newspapers.com… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: October 7th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on October 7, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

October is Family History Month!  And we have all sorts of goodies planned for you.  Make sure you don’t miss a thing — including these posts and videos from last week! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Ancestry Anne’s Top Ten Rules for Growing Your Family Tree The Genealogist’s Toolkit Upcoming Events in Atlanta, New York and San… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: September 30th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 30, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

Here are some great blog posts and videos that you might have missed this past week. Enjoy! Blog Posts Ancestry.com The Love of Hockey Runs In The Family New Content: Lots of Birmingham with a Little Perth and Virgin Islands Ask Ancestry Anne: My Ancestors Don’t Want Me to Find Them! Content Update: Mass and… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: September 23rd Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 23, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

Here are some great blog posts and videos that you might have missed this past week. Enjoy! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Ancestry iOS App Gets a Whole New Look and Feel With Some Great New Features Gather ’Round the Table: Get the Conversation Going with Global Commenting Archives.com New Collections: New York State Censuses So Much… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: September 17th edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 17, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Reference Desk

Here are some great blog posts and videos that you might have missed this past week. Enjoy! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Ancestry.com helps the authors of Empty Mansions uncover the surprising American story of Huguette Clark New Content: Nonconformists, Military Registers, Cali Marriages, and the Baker Roll Jim Parsons Finds Storied Ancestors from New Orleans to… Read more

What You Might Have Missed: September 9th Edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 9, 2013 in Reference Desk

Here are some great blog posts and videos that you might have missed this past week. Enjoy! Blog Posts Ancestry.com Trisha Yearwood: Calling All Winsletts What Do You Get When You Combine Cats, a Doll and Jump Rope Ancestry.com and FamilySearch to Make a Billion Global Records Available Online Archives Expert Series Timelines as Genealogical… Read more