Learn how census enumeration district maps can be useful to your research, and get tips for finding and reading these maps.
US census records go beyond those familiar schedules listing your ancestors. Learn how to find and use the variety of special censuses, which recorded more details on farmers, business owners, the recently deceased, American Indians and others.
Discover the genealogy research clues in old coroner reports. We'll tell you where to find them and how to understand them.
Your complete guide to finding and using your ancestors' US census records in your genealogy research.
Learn how to find your ancestors' Civil War, WWI and WW2 draft records—and the genealogical clues these old military records hold.
Itching to write your family history? Learn the pros and cons of the various methods for publishing your genealogy here.
Searching for immigrant ancestors? This article offers tips on tracking
down passenger lists to find when and where our relatives immigrated to
Research ancestors who immigrated via US Navy convoys