Profile of Diana Tibert

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  • Mapping your way through genealogy

    I grew up looking at maps. We used them to navigate during our camping trips. My brothers and I often traced the routes with crayons or markers ...

  • Distinguishing one capital letter from another

    My brothers handwriting leaves a lot to be desired. Whenever he writes a letter for me to later type, it can be a challenge. But I dont worry ...

  • An educated guess in genealogy search can lead to fact

    Dates are a big part of genealogy. Sometimes they are easily found. Other times, one must really dig before uncovering the date of birth, ...

  • Recording the past with journals

    The other day, my eight-year-old came into the house with blood dripping from his knee. He had been riding his pedal bike and towing his older ...

  • Requesting information by mail

    Lets face it. We all dont live where our ancestors lived. Many of us dont even live where our parents were born. And many of us, for one reason ...

  • Family gatherings can be genealogy treasure-troves

    We call it a corn boil. Others call it a barbecue, a picnic or a reunion. Either way, stick family in front of any of those words and you have a ...

  • Quantity vs quality

    I was 22 years old when I began researching my family tree. At the time, I didnt think about how many people it would contain. I didnt know how ...

  • The everything family tree book

    When I visit book stores, I check out the genealogy section. Sometimes, it can be hard to find because it usually consists of about six titles or ...

  • Searching for surnames online

    One of the first things I did when I began using the Internet for genealogy was search for my surname on-line. For me, it was like looking in a ...

  • Adding to genealogy sources

    MILFORD Have you heard of the expression, ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. This applies to ...