Tag: family history

How to Research the Social Security Death Index Online

Are you familiar with the Social Security Death Index as a resource for your family history? In this video I’m talking about the two sets of records available and how it can help you with your genealogy research. Also, I’ll talk about where to… Continue Reading “How to Research the Social Security Death Index Online”

Learn Genealogy – Vital Events and Records

Vital Events and Records Right from the beginning of your genealogical journey, you’re going to want to start collecting documents surrounding vital events. These are typically birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. As mentioned before, start backwards. Look for an ancestor’s death certificate (or information)… Continue Reading “Learn Genealogy – Vital Events and Records”

Connie’s Favorite Video Gear

This is my favorite video gear for shooting family events, interviews and reunions. Connie’s Favorite Gear for Interviewing Depending on the situation I will typically use the least amount of gear, but might grab any or all of these. Tripods Affordable Tripod Small tripod… Continue Reading “Connie’s Favorite Video Gear”

NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

Do you have Civil War ancestors?  If so, you’ll want to know about this new NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I had the opportunity to interview Cheri Molter, an employee with the center.  She explained that the… Continue Reading “NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center”

Interviewing Family, Part Two – Recording Your Interviews

Here in Part two, we’re talking about how to record an interview with a family member.  For information the questions you should ask, please see Interviewing Family, Part One – The Interview. To jump straight to my favorite video gear, go here. You’ll want to… Continue Reading “Interviewing Family, Part Two – Recording Your Interviews”

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