Basic Steps Articles
Hit the online road with this travel guide of starter tips and sites guaranteed to rev up your ancestral search.
You've got questions about removed cousins and second (or further) cousins. Our experts have the answers.
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.
Learn how to use photo-editing software to read your ancestors' illegible gravestones.
Yes, you read that right. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wants to share its immense genealogy records with you, for free.
These 5 American ancestral homes are in danger. Read on to find your family connection.
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.
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.