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Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 4M ago

What Is A City Directory & How Will It Help My Research?

City Directory Abbreviation Index City directories are often an underutilized resource for genealogical research. I will explain some of the many ways that city directories can give your res...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 6M ago

Review - Avery Printable Tabs

Keeping organized during your genealogical research process is a must. When I started my personal genealogy research, I was not very organized and it bit me in the ass later on. There are s...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 6M ago

Monastery of the White Friars (Discalced Carmelites) in Czerna

After waking up early in the Platan Hotel in the Rynek of Chrzanów, Poland, I met with my Piwczyk relatives for breakfast and then we headed out for some sightseeing. I enjoy all the old chu...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 7M ago

Piwczyk Family & Parish Cemetery in Chrzanów

After spending a fantastic weekend with the Ciuk family in Sosnowiec, it was on to visit with my grandmother's Piwczykrelatives living in Chrzanów, Poland.I met my father's first cousin Bron...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 7M ago

Rootstech 2017

Rootstech is the largest genealogy conference in the world  & will start on Wednesday February 8th until the 11th. Since the Rootstech genealogy conference began back in 2010 its attendance ...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 7M ago

Żarnów and Opoczno Churches & Cemetery

St. Nicolas parish in Żarnów. My trip to Poland last year allowed me to learn more about my relatives in addition to the touring & client research I did. I have only a few more blog posts t...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 8M ago

Two Wrongs Don't Make it Right!

I had a discussion not long ago with a client and something came up that I thought all new genealogists should be aware of. I often see family trees posted online that 1) do not have any sou...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 1Y ago

The Flour Mill in Miedzna Drewniana

Some of the more "modern" mill equipment. While we were traveling to the church in Żarnów we were passing through Miedzna Drewniana. Miedzna Drewniana is a small village that is the home to ...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 1Y ago

Research from Końskie Area Churches

Św. Mikołaja (St. Nicholas) church in KońskieWhen I was researching my own family, thousands of hours were spent building the family tree while going through rolls of microfilm from a number...
Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures · 1Y ago

Morskie Oko (Eye of the Sea) in the Tatry Mountains

This morning we were up and about early, because we were heading to the Tatry Mountains. It is not really that far of a drive, but because it is so popular, the traffic is unbelievable, and ...