Taking Better Notes

milissabk August 4, 2018 No Comments

When it comes to saving research finds from online sources, I realize that my past practice of printing everything was not a good one.  Besides wasting a lot of paper and ink, it forces you to retype something you find because you cannot cut-n-paste.  I need a good note-taking software program!  Other researchers have recommended […]


My New Blog

milissabk August 3, 2018 No Comments

Like with most writing projects, this blog is beginning with the best of intentions.  I intend to share my love of books, history, and genealogy.  I had attempted some writing projects before, such as family history stories for my files and even tried a blog once.  Things just did not work out, for one reason […]


The New York City Municipal Archives

milissabk July 28, 2018 3 Comments

I have begun compiling a bibliography of those works which I believe to be the most useful reference materials for researching New York and New Jersey ancestors.  One book that will undoubtedly be included on this list is New York City Municipal Archives An Authorized Guide for Family Historians by Aaron Goodwin, of the New […]


Free Webinars at Legacy Family Tree

milissabk July 13, 2018 No Comments

For my own genealogy research, I have been using the software designed by the genealogists over at Legacy Family Tree for many years.  They have the extremely user-friendly software, the standard version of which is free, and they provide an incredible amount of educational material via their weekly webinars.  In addition to the hundreds of […]