Tag: ancestry

Researching Your Family Tree on the Cheap – Tip #3

Tip # 3 can be time consuming but I’ve found it to be the best source for keeping track of current family events. This source is none other than Facebook. Scrolling through a family member’s posts,  pictures, or friends list can provide you with birth, wedding and death announcements for those second cousins you haven’t seen…

Researching Your Family Tree on the Cheap- Tip #2

If your intent is researching your family history from the comfort of your home and the internet, then this next tip is an ideal resource. Here is Tip # 2: Set up a free account on Family Search and create your own family tree. Family Search has been extremely helpful in researching my relatives’ birth, marriage, death,…

Researching Your Family Tree on the Cheap- Tip #1

Do you want to start researching your ancestors or composing a family tree but feel intimidated because of cost, time, or lack of information? I faced these challenges over 2 years ago when I began the website for Granny’s Front Porch in 2013. Let me just say, it has been time consuming but well worth…