It’s Freebie Friday!

Check out the ancestry.com Library edition for free forms and charts Check out the ancestry.com Library edition for free forms and charts I did a double take when I was searching for genealogy information via ancestry.com on my local public library’s website. The free Ancestry.com site courtesy of my favorite library, DeKalb County Public Library,Continue reading “It’s Freebie Friday!”

How to name your family tree

My ancestry.com family tree is appropriately named: “Bartee Douthy Duncan Fisher Kimbrough Owen Parker Shaw Thompson Wead Weed Wilks Wilkes Family Tree.” Below is a photo of the Wilkes family and friends in front of their home in Springfield, Missouri. It is estimated that this photo was taken in 1925. To gain the best resultsContinue reading “How to name your family tree”

HoHo Helpful hints for family tree

It’s Freebie Friday! For many of us, it is a challenge to learn of our grandparents and their parents. Think about the challenge of locating 10 generations of grandparents, or stated another way, your great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandparents! While the Good Genes Genealogy cousins are only halfway there with ourContinue reading “HoHo Helpful hints for family tree”

What better gift than the gift of family genealogy?

I was busy preparing my holiday cards when my thoughts turned to gift-giving. What is the greatest genealogy gift that I could give to my family? The answer: Ancestral research findings. Guess what? I, too, received the greatest gift. I poured through our family ancestry records and discovered great finds via newspapers.com. I attached theContinue reading “What better gift than the gift of family genealogy?”

Holiday Best Buys for African American Genealogy + Bonus

Happy Holidays! The Good Genes Genealogy Services team has been providing free and low-cost services to engaging clients throughout 2021. To keep our services at this level, we invite you to support us by investing a few dollars into the books we published during this second health pandemic year. The bonus book is written byContinue reading “Holiday Best Buys for African American Genealogy + Bonus”

Listen Up: It’s Freebie Friday!

Hear, hear! Rather than dole out hard cash (or credit cards) for an annual audio subscription for books, I choose to make great use of my DeKalb County (GA) Public Library card and tune into hoopladigital.com. Check your library for free audio book subscriptions. That’s my best Freebie Friday tip. Sign up and listen toContinue reading “Listen Up: It’s Freebie Friday!”

Freebie Friday!

Free Databases at Ancestry.Com Courtesy of http://www.searchforancestors.com/ancestryfreebies.html Ancestry.com Free Collection. Ancestry.com is a premium subscription-based genealogy website with over 8 billion genealogy records, most of which are online images of original documents. In addition, Ancestry has more than 35 million user-submitted family trees, which include photographs, written stories, and scanned documents. One of Ancestry’s bestContinue reading “Freebie Friday!”