Many online genealogy websites promise us we can find our ancestors in their records. FindMyPast is one of these genealogy record providers. How useful are their records for Pennsylvania family history research? One set of PA records in particular can help many genealogy … [Read more...] about Is FindMyPast Useful for PA Research?
Ancestry hosts millions of digital images of original Pennsylvania records. These genealogy records collections are the ones I use most often on Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania Marriages, 1852-1968 While not every ancestor marries, most did, and this database of marriages from … [Read more...] about Most Popular PA Records on Ancestry
Voting records, also known as voter registration records, can be useful in genealogical research. They provide an ancestor's place of residence for specific years, supplementing census records. In Pennsylvania they are usually called "Voting Registry Lists" or "Voting Check … [Read more...] about Voting Records
Beginning in the early 1900's some local historical and genealogical societies began publishing journals. Local researchers would share their findings on local history or genealogy research. These publications are full of the kinds of details we need today as genealogists. Maybe … [Read more...] about Local PA History and Genealogy Journals