Learn how to find the military service records for your American ancestors, then mine the records for genealogy clues.
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.
Old newspapers’ genealogical bounty isn’t limited to US kin. We’ll show
you how to research ancestors in online papers of your family’s
Learn how to home in on answers to ancestral place puzzles with our guide to Google Earth.
Want to come out ahead in your genealogical research? Follow this four-part formula for finding your ancestors' naturalization records.
Expert advice on researching an ancestor who was an officer for the Los Angeles Police Department.
Can’t find someone in the census? Browsing schedules for the place he lived can help you pull his name off the pages. Here’s how to do it on the biggest genealogy websites.