Questions tagged [getting-started]
Questions regarding early stage/re-staged work; the basics
Getting started with Guatemala family history?
My daughter Elida married a young man from Guatemala and I have no information about where he came from. My daughter passed away a few months ago leaving 2 little children. I want to find his famiy ...
Looking into Maltese ancestry?
My dad is Maltese (from Malta) and I cannot seem to find much information, at least not in my free research so far. Where should I start? I'm looking for my dad's family's names really, not ...
Wanting to trace family online? [duplicate]
I want to trace my family but am limited on funds. What is the best way to trace my lineage online?
Tracing Japanese ancestor who immigrated to Hawaii?
I am a 1/4 Japanese. My mom is half and my Grandmother full. My Great-grandmother was full Japanese and the one that moved from Japan to Hawaii. That is where she had my Grandmother. So, I am 3rd ...
Speaking to people who knew ancestors in Minais Gerais, Brazil?
I'd like to start researching my family genealogy, but I don't have much information. I just know the name of my parents and grandparents and their home state, almost nothing apart from that. My (...
Getting started in Irish research?
A friend's wife has started to research her family history, and has fallen at the first hurdle: one of her ancestors is Irish (born circa 1865 and died in Omagh, Northern Ireland in 1948 -- there's a ...
How to support someone with a budding interest in genealogy?
My mom has recently gotten into genealogy. She's not the best with computers, but I would like to encourage her in her new hobby. She's cooperating with some other members of her family (who are more ...
What are the key points for a beginning genealogist to consider?
I'm an absolute starter to genealogy and I've always found it very interesting so last week I decided to build my family tree. What are the key things I should consider when getting started?
Recording/verifying information from pedigree chart in Legacy?
I have recently received a printed pedigree chart of 20 pages. My mother is included in the chart. How/where do I start recording this information in Legacy? How/where do I start to verify the ...
What details should I be recording during my research?
I have only recently become interested in my family tree. I am using PAF and am aware of GEDCOM. In addition to the details that PAF and GEDCOM support, what other information should I be recording?