The Ancestor Guy in Wisconsin

Dave Miller, who did a bang-up job as emcee at the 2016 Celtic Connections Conference, is also a blogger based in Wisconsin.  Continue reading The Ancestor Guy in Wisconsin

Searching at FamilySearch

My genealogy friends are very generous in sharing tips and advice. Continue reading Searching at FamilySearch

New FMP subscription packages

Findmypast has announced new subscription packages – Starter, Plus and Pro. Continue reading New FMP subscription packages

FTDNA Family Finder only $49 through today

Family Tree DNA is also running a special on their test kits, through today. For example, Family Finder is only $49. Continue reading FTDNA Family Finder only $49 through today

Cyber Monday specials at Ancestry

Ancestry is offering a couple really good deals but only for the next 16 hours or so, until Monday, November 27, at 11:59 pm ET.  Continue reading Cyber Monday specials at Ancestry

Come see the Minnesota Genealogy Center

The William J. Hoffman Library will be open and ready for business at its new location, the Minnesota Genealogy Center, this Wednesday, November 29. Continue reading Come see the Minnesota Genealogy Center

75% Black Friday discount on Findmypast

New U.S. subscribers can purchase a 30-day Findmypast World package for just $4.99, through Cyber Monday, November 27. Continue reading 75% Black Friday discount on Findmypast

From Laois to Kerry

A new history/genealogy book has been published about the families of Laois. Continue reading From Laois to Kerry

Corrections made to 1901/1911 census

John Grenham reports the first round of census corrections have gone live on the National Archives website. Continue reading Corrections made to 1901/1911 census

Celtic Connections 2018 coming to Boston

August 10-11, 2018, may seem like a long time in the future, but you’ll kick yourself if you don’t reserve those dates now. Plan to attend Celtic Connections 2018, where you’ll find your “Pathways to the Past.” Continue reading Celtic Connections 2018 coming to Boston