Something I hope stays around post-pandemic is the abundance of free online webinars. Genealogy webinars are a great way to learn from experts and the fact that so many are free is even better! To keep up with up and coming genealogy webinars, subscribe to the newsletters of … [Read more...] about Free PA Genealogy Webinars
Genealogist Dean Henry of Family Pearl, LLC shares his expertise in researching African-Americans in Pennsylvania. The genealogy of ancestors of African descendent requires using records beyond the PA’s borders and Dean tells us how to get started. Topics Discussed Dean … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode 32: Researching African-Americans in PA
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?
Urban cemetery research has it challenges: burial plots built over, relocated, or just plain lost to time. Pennsylvania’s largest cemetery, Mount Moriah in Philadelphia, has the unique challenge of also battling nature. Listen in and learn how to find those ancestors (and have an … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode 27: Urban Cemetery Research with Mount Moriah Cemetery
One of the most historic cities in the country is the City of Philadelphia, and this episode covers the treasure trove of documentation our ancestors left here. Joshua Blay, Registrar and Collections Manager for the Philadelphia City Archives, gives you a thorough look at all … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode 6: City of Philadelphia Archives