genealogy

Cemeteries, Graveyards, and Kirkyards. Oh, my!

Cemeteries, Graveyards, and Kirkyards. Oh My! Is there a difference between cemeteries, graveyards, and kirkyards? Don’t they mean the same? Technically, no. Some differences between cemeteries, graveyards, and kirkyards include location, space, religion, and headstone restrictions. Graveyards Graveyards are typically affiliated with churches and located on the church’s property. They tend to be smaller in […]

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Tax Records for Genealogy Journeys: Unveiling Ancestral Tales

Using Tax Records for Genealogy Have you ever considered using tax records for genealogy? In the vast tapestry of genealogical research, every scrap of historical documentation adds a layer of richness to our ancestors’ narrative. While birth certificates, marriage records, and census data form the backbone of many family trees, one often overlooked resource can

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