Category: Updates

Social Security Death Index, Applications, & SS-5 Updated 2021

Today I’m updating a previous episode about the Social Security Death Index, a.k.a. the SSDI, this is a valuable set of records. Also… a deeper dive into the Social Security Applications & Claims Index , what you get when you send off for the… Continue Reading “Social Security Death Index, Applications, & SS-5 Updated 2021”

NC Summer Series is Returning Starting June 6th, 2021

Renate & Taneya are returning again this summer for season 2 of the North Carolina Summer Series on their YouTube Channel.  The first episode is on NC Land Grants by David McCorkle.  I have seen him present before. If you are researching NC ancestors,… Continue Reading “NC Summer Series is Returning Starting June 6th, 2021”

Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.

African American Genealogy

Learn about how to research the family history for Persons of Color.  This “footnotes” episode features Renate Yarborough Sanders.  She teaches us how to research African American ancestors and the records for genealogy in the United States. Handout listed below. About Renate Yarborough Sanders: … Continue Reading “Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.”

Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!

Here’s a big shout out to Renate Yarborough Sanders and Taneya Koonce for doing the “Let’s Talk NC Genealogy: Summer Series“ (watch live or replay) on genealogy research in North Carolina. These are excellent YouTube videos hosted by these two ladies as well as a different… Continue Reading “Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!”

10 Tips for U.S. Census Records for Genealogy Research

CLICK THE IMAGE TO GO TO THE VIDEO! Here are 10 tips about the U.S. Census Records and how they can help you with your genealogy research.  As you work on your family history, you’ll come to realize that census records can be the… Continue Reading “10 Tips for U.S. Census Records for Genealogy Research”

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