Research Strategies Articles
Search Ancestry.com strategically to come up with better results for your family history.
These 5 American ancestral homes are in danger. Read on to find your family connection.
Learn all about what cemetery records you can find and how they can benefit your genealogy research in this month's podcast.
Before you're lured in by the excitement of a new genealogy discovery, follow these measures to keep inaccuracies and misattributed relatives out of your tree.
Did your ancestor work for the railroad? Watch this short video to get some tips on where to start your research to find out what railroad they worked for, and what records might exist.
Learn how to understand Ethnographic Maps
Find out how 30 family historians hurdled their research brick walls and achieved genealogical success.
Expert answers on researching Colonial Americans before the first US census in 1790.
That bothersome brick wall may be just a detour, not the end of your research road. We'll help you determine the difference and, if possible, navigate a new route to ancestor answers.
Multiple men with the same name are vying for your genealogical affection. Any of them could be your ancestor. Here are nine ways to ensure that you've found "the one" before you commit.