Your Ancestor in the 1890 Veteran Census Schedule

Every genealogist wishes the 1890 US Federal Census still existed! But, thankfully part of the 1890 Veteran’s Schedule still survives… and if you have found your ancestor in it, it can tell you a lot! Let’s examine the details right now. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below The Veterans…

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BIG Family History Clues in an Obituary

Have you ever searched for an ancestor’s obituary? What information did it provide, their death date? Their surviving children’s names? In today’s post we take a look at all the rich details an obituary can provide to help you expand your family tree. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below…

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Introducing the Boundless Genealogy Video Channel

Do you want to squeeze more clues out of the documents you find in your family history search? Do you want to grow your family tree with more confidence and accuracy? Well, that is why I have created the Boundless Genealogy Video Channel, to teach you how to do this…

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LDS Highlights at RootsTech 2018, Part 2

LDS Highlights at RootsTech Part 2 -- Boundless Genealogy

For Mormons, or members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a passion for genealogy goes beyond a desire to learn where we came from. Finding our ancestors is an important part of our doctrine… we believe that we must all be linked through the generations from us back to Adam and that the family unit is the basic unit of God’s kingdom. Learn more about these beliefs here.  During the RootsTech conference, several leaders from the Church spoke or gave interviews. Here are some important take-aways from their words.

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RootsTech 2018 for Children and Families

RootsTech 2018 for Children and Families -- Boundless Genealogy

As a mother, I constantly look for ways to involve my children in genealogy and family history. RootsTech 2018 provided plenty of new ideas that I look forward to trying. Part of my family came with me to the conference on Family Discovery Day and we enjoyed several activities together.

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LDS Highlights at RootsTech 2018, Part 1

LDS Highlights from RootsTech 2018 -- Boundless Genealogy

For Mormons, or members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a passion for genealogy goes beyond a desire to learn where we came from. Finding our ancestors is an important part of our doctrine… we believe that we must all be linked through the generations from us…

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Human Connection at RootsTech 2018

Human Connection at RootsTech 2018 -- Boundless Genealogy

One of the best things about RootsTech 2018 was the element of connection that went well beyond connecting with our dead ancestors. This was about HUMAN connection, our need as humans to feel connected to other people in a very tangible way. From the keynotes, to the Relatives at RootsTech…

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Planning for RootsTech 2018

Planning for RootsTech 2018 -- Boundless Genealogy

Can you believe that RootsTech 2018 is less than a month away? What an event it is shaping up to be, too! Just when I think they have announced all the goodies that could possibly fit into the four days, another amazing speaker or event is added to the line up. So much to choose from now that I am planning my RootsTech week. Let me share some of the wonderful options and tools I am using to get organized for all the fun.

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The Power of Routine for Family History Goals

The Power of Routine for Family History Goals -- Boundless Genealogy

Here we are at the beginning of a new year. Perhaps you, like me, have made some New Year’s resolutions including genealogy or family history goals. How do you plan to accomplish those goals? Have you already “failed” and given up? Well, dust them off and make your goals a part of your routine to achieve success in 2018. 

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

Looking Back, Moving Forward -- Boundless Genealogy

We have reached the end of another year… and boy, did 2017 go by fast! How did your genealogy pursuits fare during the past year? Where do you want to go with your research and activities in the coming year? I am taking time to reflect today: looking back, and moving forward in my genealogy life.

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