Category Archives: Genealogy and Family History

Julian Calendar vs Gregorian Calendar – What You Should Know!

By | October 20, 2017

Exploring your family history will eventually throw up some issues for you when recording dates. This Julian calendar vs Gregorian calendar post will help you make sense of what dating system your ancestors used. I will also show you how to convert these old dates and explore best practices that you should adopt. Which date should you record… Read More »

15 Activities That You Can Do During National Family History Month!

By | October 1, 2017

Did you know that there is a whole month dedicated to genealogy? Well National Family History Month is all about finding your roots and discovering who your ancestors were. Read on as I will suggest 15 activities that will connect you with them. Special Dates: National Family History Month – October National Family History Month – August (Australia)… Read More »

Curious About U.S. Census Years and Census Dates?

By | July 21, 2017

Do you know when the U.S. Government collected information about the American population? If not then let me guide you through the census years and census dates. Knowing them can help you pinpoint specific moments in your ancestor’s live. When did the first census take place? Although the modern day census began in 1790 actually the very first… Read More »

UK Census Dates and Why You Should Use UK Census Records

By | June 14, 2017

You will be surprised as to what you can learn about your ancestors from old census records. Here I will list UK census dates which will give you clues about your ancestry. Also, I will discuss why you should use these records for your genealogy research. First a little bit about my research! I first got interested in… Read More »

What Is Historic Preservation Month?

By | May 15, 2017

Every American can help to protect and preserve buildings and sites that matter to us all. So what is Historic Preservation Month all about and what can you do to preserve these places that are not only important to us today but also to our ancestors of yesteryear. After all if we lose them then we have lost… Read More »

What Is National DNA Day All About?

By | April 25, 2017

It seems that anything and everything has its own special day. So for genealogists why not have National DNA Day? Yeah why not have a day to celebrate our DNA? Well why should we have a day to honor DNA. Well read on and I will explain to you why in this post. On April 25th 1953 four… Read More »

What Is Genealogy Day?

By | February 26, 2017

Tracing your family history can be both an interesting and fascinating hobby. Genealogy Day is a day that will inspire you to learn who your ancestors were, and also what they did for a living and where they once lived. You may also discover stories along the way as well. So with that in mind isn’t a great… Read More »