genealogy

New Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series: What is Forensic Genealogy?

We think of genealogy in terms of researching our family history. In fact, it is a specialized investigative science used extensively in legal areas such real estate, criminal investigations, repatriation of military remains, natural resources, mineral rights, and more. In the latest Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series Connie Knox interviews Christine Cochran on how forensic genealogy is defined, its application, and the tools used (hint: DNA evidence is just one

A Mule and 175 Pounds of Bacon – Civil War Southern Claims Commission Records

In this episode of the Genealogy TV Channel – Footnotes series Connie Knox and I discuss the Southern Claims Commission records. Your genealogy research will explode with all the information your find in this record set!

New Genealogy TV – Footnote Series – Using Prison Records as Genealogical Resources

Newest Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series interview featuring Christine Cochran YouTube TV is surpassing the number of viewers on traditional television stations and the genealogy industry is not about to be left behind! Connie Knox is producing the new Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series. Professional genealogist Christine Cochran filmed an episode on the use of prison records to mine genealogical records! A fascinating case study featuring Anton Woode, the youngest

!!! New !!!! – Genealogy TV – Footnotes Series – The Southern Claims Commission

Genealogy TV is a YouTube station produced by Constance Knox. Subscription to this YouTube station is free. The Footnotes Series consists of interviews of genealogists sharing information on topics that will help you further your genealogical research.

Image Courtesy of the Denver Public Library - Western History and Genealogy Department - Digital Collections Catalogue, Call Number: X-10816, Title: “State hospital for insane, Pueblo”, photoprint, Source: Mrs. J. L. Singleton, Image File: ZZR710010816, CONTENTdm number: 8244, (https://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll22/id/8244/rec/1).

Repositories & Archives

Here is a list of repositories and archives from which I can retrieve documents.  If you do not see a repository listed, feel free to drop me an email with the name of the repository from which you need information, and I can tell you if I can access it.

Image Courtesy of the Denver Public Library - Western History and Genealogy Department - Digital Collections Catalogue, Call Number: CHS.J3368, photograph, glass negative, Creator: William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942, : Accession number: 86.200.3473, History Colorado, William Henry Jackson Collection, Contributors: Detroit Photographic Co., Identifier: 10596C; 86.200.3473, Filename: 20103368.TIF, CONTENTdm number: 9511, (https://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll21/id/9511/rec/1).

What’s A Professional Genealogist?

Professional Genealogy, while not a new area, is sometimes an unknown entity to the general public. Here are a few considerations to ponder about hiring a consultant.

Image Courtesy of the Denver Public Library - Western History and Genealogy Department - Digital Collections Catalogue; Call Number: X-1143, Photographer: Ron Neely, Georgetown Society, Image File: ZZR710001143, CONTENTdm number: 79126, Title supplied by cataloger.; R7100011434, (https://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll22/id/79126/rec/1).

How We Proceed

Genealogical research is a new adventure for many. You may have questions like: How do we start? What happens next? or What should I expect? Here’s how we proceed.