Our guide tells you everything you need to know about finding and using your ancestors' old military pension records.
Learn what genealogy clues an old passport application record might hold about your ancestor.
Q. I’m looking for an ancestor born before his hometown began keeping birth records. Would his birth be in the records of the midwife who delivered him?
Follow the trail to your War of 1812 ancestors at these Web sites.
Q. My grandmother gave me a newspaper article about an ancestor who received a patent for some kind of saw in 1911 or 1912. I've tried searching the US Patent and Trademark Office Web site, but haven't found any matches. I don't have a patent number. Now what?
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.