About Genealogy Research:
If your research seems to hit a dead-end or poses a tough problem, you can often find
other paths by learning how others
solved their research problems. Here are some articles and online resources that may provide some
ideas and answers. (These resources, as mentioned above, are not endorsed by
the National Archives).
Research Tips and Solving Difficult Research Problems
From the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 1 (March 1995), see:
- Thomas W. Jones, "The Children of Calvin Snell: Primary versus Secondary Evidence."
- Joy Reisinger, "Is Mother Genevieve a Greslon or a Fontaine?"
- Vernon D. Turner, "Lydia Gaymer, the Wife of Humphrey Turner of Scituate."
- Steven E. Sullivan, "Joanna (Adams) Lunt Identified."
- Harry Macy Jr., "The Van Wicklen/Van Wickle Family: Including its Frisian Origin and Connections to Minnerly and Kranckheyt."
- Cynthia B. Biasca, "Jacques Hertel and the Indian Princesses."
- Frederick C. Hart Jr., "A Proposed Family for Thomas Jones of Fairfield, Connecticut, and Huntington, Long Island."
Web Sites:Ancestors: Tips and Tricks, from the PBS companion web site to Ancestors series.
Ancestry Quick Tips
Links to beginners tips on Cyndi's List