Owain

Hello, Owain here. After researching my family history for a number of years I wanted to give back to the genealogy world. So here you will find guides, tips and product reviews that will help you on your genealogy journey.

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What Is ANZAC Day All About?

By | April 24, 2018

Are you from Australia or New Zealand? If yes then you will most definitely know what ANZAC Day is and the origins to this day. If you are not from either country please continue reading as I share with you the story behind this special day. Meaning of ANZAC! ANZAC Day is an occasion for all Australians and… Read More »

NewspaperArchive.com Review – Is It A Scam?

By | April 24, 2018

Newspapers contain great material for the genealogist. This NewspaperArchive.com Review will show you what the site has to offer, the tools and features of the site and whether it is right for you or not. I will also give my opinion throughout the review as well. * Affiliate Disclaimer * Unfortunately this site has been labeled as a… Read More »

Find My Family Coat of Arms

By | April 21, 2018

Are you tracing the origins of your family history? Wondering to yourself, “how do I find my family coat of arms“, or maybe “how do I find my family crest“? Trust me when I say that discovering what your arms, or crest, looks like is really interesting as you discover the meaning of the symbols and what it… Read More »

What Is National DNA Day All About?

By | April 21, 2018

It seems that almost everything has its own special day. Two that spring to mind are Genealogy Day and National DNA Day. Who would have thought that, hey? You can probably understand Genealogy Day, but seriously DNA Day? So, why should we have a day to honor DNA? Well, read on and I will explain to you why… Read More »

Newspapers.com Review!

By | April 20, 2018

There are many resources available to the family historian. Historical newspapers are just one of them, and here in this Newspapers.com Review I want to show you what they can offer you. * Affiliate Disclaimer * This site does contain an impressive number of pages from newspapers all across the U.S. as well as some countries from around… Read More »

Mistakes In Genealogy – What Are You Doing Wrong?

By | April 17, 2018

There really is no wrong way to do your family history. You can decide to trace a branch, a family or even just one ancestor. But there are mistakes in genealogy that you may make during the course of your research. Your approach may be to discover names and connections at first. Or you may want to focus your attention… Read More »

Fold3 Review – Discover Your Military Ancestors!

By | April 15, 2018

Do you have military ancestors in your family tree? Do you want to find their records and uncover their story? Well if you answered yes to both these question then you need to check out this Fold3 Review. * Affiliate Disclaimer * This review will show you what you can expect from this site, what records are available,… Read More »

What Does Your Surname Mean?

By | April 14, 2018

While researching your family history looking for ancestors you may overlook the meaning of your last name. So, have you ever wondered what does your surname mean, and also what does it mean to you? Finding out the meaning of your last name can be just as interesting as exploring who your ancestors were, where they lived and… Read More »

How To Use Ancestry.com – The Ancestry.com Mega Collection

By | April 10, 2018

Ancestry is the world’s largest genealogy search website which currently has 20 billion records. With that many records how can you get the most from this site and how exactly can you use Ancestry.com? Well this Mega Collection can help you get the very best from this site. It is packed full of useful resources where most of… Read More »

Genealogy Software Overview

By | April 10, 2018

Considered using software to trace your family tree? Want to make your life easier by putting all of your information into one of the many programs that are available to buy today? Well then, this post will give you a basic genealogy software overview of what you need to consider and think about when using a computer program… Read More »