Basic Steps Articles
Not quite sure how or where to start your genealogical research?
Follow these 10 easy tips for using Ancestry.com to get on course fast. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video about why errors occur on Ancestry.com and how to correct them.
Hit the online road with this travel guide of starter tips and sites guaranteed to rev up your ancestral search.
Confused by the complications of copyright when it comes to your genealogy research? Get the answers you need here.
Fourth cousins? Third cousins two times removed? Figure out exactly how you're related to cousin-so-and-so in four steps.
Learn how to use photo-editing software to read illegible gravestones
Discover how to glean genealogy clues from your ancestors' wills.
Boost your research with the top family history research tips from our archives, in honor of the magazine's 15th anniversary.
Not sure where to begin your genealogy search? Follow this sure-fire checklist.
10 recently released books for your roots research.
Nobody can tell your own story as well as you. Here's how to get started transforming your memories into memoirs.