[UPDATED] – 14,625 total Named Victorian-era photos are now in their database, and the price has been reduced by 60%!] Recently I became aware of a new website – “Ancestor Photos” Essentially, it provides scanned copies of Victorian-era photographs. The database numbers in the thousands and includes (from the website): “We provide a unique opportunity […]
Laying out your ancestors’ important events in a visual way is a great way to analyze their lives and compare them to others in your family tree. Personally I like using timeline software applications as a way to display these events for some branches of my family tree. If you like, it is a visual […]
Good Luck and Happy Hunting! .
Good Luck and Happy Hunting!
A lot of genealogy types discuss (argue?) which term is a summary of what we do. A common result is that genealogy is about names and dates, as well as DNA and relationships. And Family History is more about the life stories of our ancestors. What happens when we graph the usage of the terms […]
For those of you who follow The Ancestor Hunt, I like to make you aware of new offerings that you might wish to explore. In late 2020 I was introduced to a new app called Whoowe. I published an interview with the CEO at that time. Since the app is going to be in the […]
As always, I am interested in new products and services that will help family historians to document their finds for future descendants and associated family members. Recently I became aware of a service called Memorygram. It is a service that builds a biographical/autobiographical book for you based on a prompted set of questions. There are […]
The Library of Congress Digital Collections are large and growing. Currently there are 486 different collections. They are divided into 15 different topics (number of collections is in brackets): American History  Government, Law & Politics  World Cultures & History  Performing Arts  War & Military  Local History & Folklife  Art & Architecture  Social & Business History  […]
As always, I am interested in new products and services that will help family historians to document their finds for future descendants and associated family members. Recently I became aware of a product called ShotBox. I had personally used a light box to photograph some custom jewelry that my daughter had created. Frankly, my crude […]