Podcast Episode 25: Voting Records in PA

Podcast Episode 25: Voting Records in PA

After the 2020 Presidential Election, there’s been a lot of interest in voting records. What voting records can you get on your Pennsylvania ancestor? Listen in and Denys Allen will tell you what’s available for family historians. Watch on YouTube In this episode,...
Voting Records

Voting Records

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...
Podcast Episode 25: Voting Records in PA

Podcast Episode 23: Listener Q&A and Season 2 Wrap-Up

Denys wraps up Season 2 of the podcast, gives a preview of Season 3, and answers two listener questions. Topics Discussed If you have an ancestor who was in a profession such as medicine, dentistry, or law, get some tips on how to research for their records. Also get...
Successful Research Requests by Mail

Successful Research Requests by Mail

It’s not always possible to do research yourself at an archive. Most archives have a process to request research through mail or email for a small fee. How do you make the most of that request? Here’s how to request research by mail in three steps: 1....