I love learning about new genealogy and related sites. Here’s one that I think you find interesting. It’s Arcanum Maps - The Historical Map Portal. In addition to all the data that we research for our family history, understanding the place where they lived helps us understand their life. Let’s look.
If you were curious to discover what Blutsverwandtschaft means, it refers to the degree to which people are related by blood. While it was common for royalty to marry their cousins long ago, it was less common (and illegal) for our ancestors. Let’s look.
It’s that time of year for the 24th iteration, the FamilyTree Magazine has released their 2023 list of 100 Best Genealogy Websites. The usual big sites include Ancestry, MyHeritage, FindMyPast and FamilySearch. I’m amazed at how many genealogy sites are available to us. Let’s look at a few lesser-known sites included on their list.
By now you have heard that the 1931 Canadian Census has been digitized and is available to search. Indexing is still happening so you will need to do a little homework before searching for your ancestor. Let’s look.
With a lifelong passion for genealogy and history, the author enjoys the opportunity to share genealogy tidbits, inspiring others to research and write their family story.