7 Reasons Why You Can’t Find Your Ancestors Online

Avoid These Common Research Mistakes Photo Credit: TaylorB90 via Compfight cc Researching your family’s history has become increasingly easier thanks to the power of the internet. Whether you’ve opted to search online census records, library collections, or Flickr for old family photos, you’ve likely found some ancestors along the way. But what if you continue to painstakingly search online for…

Top Resources for Finding Your Scottish Ancestors

Where to Find Your Scottish Ancestors – Guest Article by Christine Woodcock, Director of Genealogy Tours of Scotland   Photo Credit: postaletrice via Compfight cc For those of us fortunate enough to have ancestors with Scottish heritage, researching is a fairly easy task. Knowing where to look is usually where we get tied up. Following these hints should help. Remember: If you ever…

Accessing Offline Records

As the world’s largest and fastest growing family history research firm,  Genealogists.com is often asked what is the key to our success. Our reply commonly includes one or both of the following facts: 1. Genealogists.com is not limited to the resources of any one archive, such as the Family History Library, but instead we can access most of the world’s…