Expert advice on researching an ancestor who was an officer for the Los Angeles Police Department.
I've always been told that my ancestor worked at the "Richmond Ironworks" during the Civil War. But his son was born in Tallassee, Ala., in early 1865. Can you help solve this...
My great-grandfather was an assistant superintendent at Michigan's Sault Ste. Marie Locks in the mid- to late 1880s. How can I research his time there?
It’s not always clear whether a record names your relative. Sanitarium records may hold the answers this genealogist needs.
Accessing Eugenics Record Office files
If you lack pictorial proof of your fraternal order ancestor, try these tips to fill in the photographic blanks.
Don't be mystified by tracing ancestors who joined the Odd Fellows, Masons, Knights of Pythias and other “secret” societies. Let our guide initiate you into...
Knowing how the Masons developed and are organized will help you investigate your family's involvement.
Resources to research your fraternal ancestors.
Ellis Islands American Immigrant Wall of Honor.