The Genealogy Squad on Facebook now has 50,000 members! A milestone, for sure!

I have been a member of The Genealogy Squad on Facebook since its inception and now one of 50,000 members. WOW! This alone is worth joining Facebook. It’s one of those groups that keeps people on task, polite, and helpful. No complaining about the census enumerator, genealogy website, grumpy courthouse clerk, or another family history […]

The Genealogy Squad: another milestone

45,000+ family historians can’t be wrong. Four administrators, designated helpers, and 45,000 other people willing to ask, share, and it’s one of the best groups on Facebook. We learn, we question, we grow. Part of the “About” for this group states “The mission of the Genealogy Squad Facebook group is to provide a positive space […]

Gratitude for Ancestry and ProQuest: Ancestry Library Edition home access extended!

In case you hadn’t heard yet, I wanted to share this update from several press releases. ProQuest, in cooperation with Ancestry, has extended home access to Ancestry Library Edition.  It’s been expanded to library cardholders working remotely aka from HOME!  NOW remote access will be available until the end of July and will be re-evaluated […]

A quality new Facebook group: The Genealogy Squad

What could go right with a Facebook help page that is headed by Blaine Bettinger, Cyndi Ingle, George Morgan, and Drew Smith? Easy answer: EVERYTHING. The stated mission is “The mission of the Genealogy Squad Facebook group is to provide a positive space for the sharing of appropriate and reliable methods and resources to assist […]