Genealogy: Where to search for your ancestors’ writings

Ancesor writingsBy Barry J. Ewell

The writings of your ancestors hold many wonderful clues and stories that can dramatically aid your genealogy research. The hard part is knowing where to search for your ancestors’ writings.

The following are few ideas to aid your search:

1. Getting access to ancestors’ writings that are in the possession of others
These journals, letters and writings of our ancestors are very precious to those who own them. The owner’s response to your request to access them depends a lot on how well you know each other. If they know and trust you, they may allow you to take the Continue reading