Genealogy and Ancestry Blog

36 Genealogy Quotes About Family History and Ancestry

Quotes are a great way to experience the world through others. In this article, we have a collection of 36 inspiring quotes about family trees, history, and genealogy for you to enjoy.

Discover Your Family Crest and Coat of Arms

We've all heard about family crests and coats of arms, but what are they, where did they come from, and why are they so important? In this article, we'll answer these questions and more.

Best Free Genealogy Websites

Looking to research your family history on a budget? In this article, we look at the free genealogy websites that you can use to find records, photos, and information about your family past.

Professional Genealogy Careers and Jobs

If you have a passion for genealogy and researching your family history, you might have considered a career using those skills. In this article, we'll cover some of the career opportunities available in the field of genealogy and research.

What is Shivaree? The Traditional Hazing of Newlywed Ancestors

When you research the ancestry of your family, you might find some traditions and customs that are no longer practiced. In this article, we'll look at the history of Shivaree and how it was commonplace in frontier communities as far back as the 19th century.

How to Find Adoption Records for Genealogy Research

Can you use adoption records to help you find your genealogy? In this article we will explore the different types of adoption records, how you can find them, and how to use them to help you find your genealogy.

What Should Family Members Call a Brother's Wife?

Family relationships can be complicated and confusing - especially for extended members of the family. This article will help you understand what different family members can call your brother's wife.

Scots-Irish in America (Do You Have Scots-Irish Ancestry?)

Some of the first American immigrants were the Scots-Irish, and their arrival and culture had a huge impact on America. In this article, we explore who the Scots-Irish were, and what brought them to America.

What are Double First Cousins?

Find out what double first cousins are and how they can become doubly related to each other.

Who are the Black Dutch?

Find out what the term Black Dutch means, where they came from, and how you can trace your Black Dutch roots.