Free PDF Download: 100+ Internet Search Queries for Genealogists

01 Goolge 3By Barry J. Ewell

Download the PDF “Search the Internet Like A Genealogist” for free until Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., Mountain Time Zone.

This tutorial provides 100+ valuable internet search queries you can use as a genealogists to effectively conduct research on  your favorite search engine such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and more.  You will be more effective and find more family faster.  Download Link

Genealogy: Researching probate records

Researching probate recordsVital Records 2By Barry J. Ewell

Probate records (which document the process of passing property, both land and various goods, on to one’s heirs) are one of the major types of records used in genealogical research. Heirs may be anybody the testator (the person who made the will) chooses to name, including servants, in-laws, friends, and others. Wills and other papers created during the probate process are often the best possible source to document relationships Continue reading

Genealogy: 1900 U.S. Federal census tutorial

1900 Census FlagUnited States flag from 1896-1908.

By Barry J. Ewell
This is the 1900 U.S. Federal census tutorial. You will be introduced that I have used and shared with thousands to successfully find generations of family.  Begin by learning how to use the U. S. Census as a foundation to effective research and as a tool to identify, map, and follow family through generations.  The tutorial will expand your knowledge and skills of how to use Census information to conduct an exhaustive search to find Family History records, repositories, resolve research problems and connect with resources researching similar lines. This tutorial includes the following categories:

  • Defining the U.S. federal census
  • Learn to research the 1790-1940 U.S federal census records
  • Introduction to 1900 U.S. federal census
  • Using the 1900 U.S. census
  • Information provided for each person in the 1900 census
  • New questions found in the 1900 census
  • How to use clues found in 1900 census
  • Search military records
  • Important lessons learned when searching the U.S. census records
  • Other articles and resources of interest
  • Questions asked on the 1900 census

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