There are many resources genealogists use to help make the process of researching ancestors and family history easier. Some of these genealogical resources are available to the public, while others are only accessible to professionals who know how to properly handle them. Yet, it can be interesting for an individual to understand how genealogical information is discovered. It may also be useful for an individual to have a better understanding of where to look if they want to research their ancestors. Continue reading to learn about several different genealogical resources that will help you gain information about your family history.
If you have recently been getting into family history and genealogy, you likely are also looking into how to trace your heritage. Tracing your heritage is an important part of genealogical research because it allows you to find out more about your family. However, it can be difficult to know the best way to trace
My Mysterious Ancestor! (Part III) by Raquel Lindaas, AG® Madison Stephenson came to Owen County, Indiana from Kentucky, per the 1850 and 1860 censuses. There were several families that migrated to Owen County from Madison and Garrard counties, Kentucky around that time, as if en masse. They included the Wilburn/Welborns, the Minnixes, Trueloves, Franklins, Ooleys,