Tag: brick wall

Research Tip of the Week

Timelines can be a great tool when doing genealogy research. Making a chronological list of events and records can help break brick walls and organize research.

Wednesday is for Weddings

Weddings are a gift to the genealogist Marriage records are invaluable when performing pre-1850 genealogical research on female ancestors.  Prior to 1850 only heads of households were listed on the census.  Locating that elusive 200-year-old marriage record could make all the difference in the quest for great-great grandmother’s name. Here is a favorite wedding day…