Are you missing out on millions of unindexed records on FamilySearch.org?

Yes, there's a ton of free records online at FamilySearch.org that you won't find by using their Search feature. Here's how to find them! These records are primary sources like deeds, court records, probate, tax records, vital records, and the like that haven't been indexed yet and therefore won't show up in a search. Here's … Continue reading Are you missing out on millions of unindexed records on FamilySearch.org?

Why I’m switching to online single-tree sites to record my genealogy research

The background Before Ancestry.com, there was Rootsweb.com. Rootsweb allowed you to upload a gedcom to make it publicly available. And you could do the same thing on the FamilySearch.org website. But you couldn't edit them. Then, in 2006, Ancestry launched the feature allowing individuals to create their own family tree on the website and served … Continue reading Why I’m switching to online single-tree sites to record my genealogy research