Make your family history come alive! You'd love to learn more about your ancestors, but the wealth of information online, in family scrapbooks, in libraries, and at courthouses is so vast, you don't know where to start your search. #genealogy #familyhistory
In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.
Divorce Records in the States | Genealogy, Ancestry, and Family Tree Research| Like any of the vital records a family historian needs, such as birth-marriage and death records, one that can also be important are any divorce records. Since it is a civil matter to be officially divorced from a spouse, there have been official governmental documents.
How to Find a Land Patent. Did someone in your family homestead a 160 acres of ground during the late 1800’s or early 1900’s? There is a simple and free way to find out. Even better, you can use Google Earth to fly to the farm your grandpa or great grandpa homesteaded see where it was. This "How To" video and newsletter will show you how. http://www.heritagecollector.com/Newsletter/Newslist.htm