Bob Brooke

Articles Contributed
  • The Burden of Proof Lies With You
  • Getting Organized
  • The 12 Essential Skills for Family Genealogists
  • Discover Hidden Treasures at Familysearch.org, Part 3 - Online Genealogical Resources for the 21st Century
  • Discover Hidden Treasures at Your Local Family History Center, Part 2 - Books and Local Materials
  • Discover Hidden Treasures at Your Local Family History Center, Part 1 - Microfiche and Microfilms
  • Dating and Identifying Old Family Photos - Part 2
  • Dating and Identifying Old Family Photos - Part 1
  • Deciphering Surnames of the Bonny Scots
  • Local Genealogical Societies Open Doors
  • Searching for The Sons and Daughters of Patriots - DAR
  • Searching for The Sons and Daughters of Patriots - SAR
  • Taking Your Research to Court
  • Getting Around In The Days Of Yore - Part 2
  • Getting Around In The Days Of Yore - Part 1
  • The Origins of Family Names
  • Dealing With Those Pesky Family Legends
  • Researching City Directories (Part 2 of 2)
  • Discovering City Directories (Part 1 of 2)
  • Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search
  • Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs
  • Little Nuggets Of Gold
  • Searching For Elusive Ancestors Through Profiling
  • Preserving The Past With Video
  • Local Libraries Offer A Treasure Of Research Possibilities
  • The Role Of History In Genealogical Research
  • Centuries-old Occupational Origins of Modern Surnames
  • Find Your Ancestors’ Origins Through Naturalization Records
  • The Triumvirate of Sources
  • Storing Your Family Tree
  • Ask The Right Questions
  • A Genealogy Software Primer, Part 3 - More Genealogy Programs
  • A Genealogy Software Primer, Part 2 - A Look at Two of the Best Programs
  • A Genealogy Software Primer: Part 1 - What to Look for in Genealogy Programs
  • Back To Genealogical Basics
  • Finding Your Way Through The Maze Of British Records, Part 2 Searching Military Records
  • Finding Your Way Through The Maze Of British Records, Part 1 Searching Church Records
  • Down In The Mines - Part 1
  • Ancestral Christmas Traditions
  • We Are What We Do
  • Back To School - How to Find School Records - Part 3
  • Back To School: Types of School Records - Part 2
  • Back To School: What Type of Information Can You Expect to Find in School Records - Part 1
  • Preserving Your Paper Trail
  • Searching For A Needle In An Ancestral Haystack
  • Newspapers Can Be A Treasure Trove Of Genealogical Details
  • Accessing Census Records (Part 3 of 3)
  • The Census -- Key To Unlocking Genealogical Mysteries, Part 2
  • The Census -- Key To Unlocking Genealogical Mysteries
  • Learning About Women - The Invisible Ancestors
  • Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors
  • Placing Ancestors Into History Through Fraternal Organizations
  • Alex Haley's Roots Began A Surge In Everyday Genealogy
  • Tracing Quaker Ancestors
  • Early County Boundaries Can Cause Headaches For Genealogists
  • When To Hire A Professional Genealogist
  • Tips For A Successful Oral History Interview (Part 2 of 2)
  • Oral Histories Can Be The Key To Unlocking The Past (Part 1 of 2)
  • Stocking Your Own Genealogical Library
  • Mankind Manipulates Time For Its Own Benefit: The Gregorian Calendar (Part 2 of 2)
  • Mankind Manipulates Time For Its Own Benefit: The Julian Calendar (Part 1 of 2)
  • Seeking Out Biographical Sources
  • Crossing The Water To Find Ancestors: Some Precautions To Take Before Departure
  • Crossing The Water To Find Ancestors: Making The Link To A Foreign Home
  • Crossing The Water To Find Ancestors: Beginning The Process
  • Watching For Pitfalls When Using Local Histories In Genealogical Research
  • The Library Of Congress Genealogical Resources
  • Finding That Long-Lost Revolutionary War Soldier
  • Finding An Ancestor’s Religion
  • Courageous Surfmen - Heroes Of The Surf
  • Planning Details For A Family Reunion
  • Going To The Grave - Part II - Seeking Records
  • Going To The Grave - Part I - Finding Cemeteries
  • Tracing Confederate Relatives
  • Working Their Way Over
  • How To Write A Family History: Preparing Your Manuscript for Printing
  • How To Write A Family History: Begin with Yourself
  • Genealogical Education
  • Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors
  • Using A Questionnaire To Obtain Family Information
  • Phillips Library Offers A Wealth Of Genealogical Material
  • Pension Records Of Great Value To Genealogists
  • Finding And Using Church Records
  • Tracing Native American Roots (Part 2)
  • Tracing Native American Roots (Part 1 of 2)
  • 19th-Century American Genealogy
  • Texas: Land of Many Nationalities
  • Working With Digital Images of Old Family Photos (Part 2)
  • Scanning Old Photographs (Part 1)
  • Scrapbooks Help Organize Family Photos and Stories
  • Famous Early Immigrants: The Pilgrims
  • Tracing Chicano Roots: Coming Over The Border From Mexico
  • Getting The Most From Libraries (Part 2)
  • Getting The Most From Libraries (Part 1)
  • Passports Can Offer Proof of Identification
  • Coming to 'Terms' with Genealogy
  • Bound Boys
  • Victorian Family Trees
  • Researching Through Genealogical Societies (Part 2)
  • Researching Through Genealogical Societies (Part 1)
  • Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories
  • Knowing the Port of Entry Can Help Find Ancestral Records
  • Where There's a Will, There's a Way
  • Making the Most of Family Associations
  • The Mystery of the Missing Days
  • Tombstone Rubbings, A Fun Way to Keep Records
  • Scrapbooks Help to Display a Family's Visual History
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Information
  • Tracing Pioneer Families
  • Faddish First Names
  • Soundex Sorts Out Family Names
  • Orphans and Illegitimate Children
  • How Our Ancestors Got Here
  • Hidden Stories in Pictures
  • Gazetteers Help Find Ancestors
  • Reading Handwriting of the Past
  • Charting a Family's Emotional History
  • Preparation is the Key to a Successful Genealogy Vacation
  • Family Reunions: A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family
  • Organizing Your Notes After a Genealogy Vacation
  • Charlatans and Thieves Steal the Fun from Genealogy
  • The Mighty Smiths
  • Get Your Kids Involved in Your Family History
  • The Spacing of Generations
  • Where Did You Get Those Eyes?
  • The Great Migrations
  • Men in Search of Whales
  • Old Maps, A Source of Ancestral Treasure
  • Coats of Arms -- The Fruits of a Family Tree
  • Traditions, Traditions, Traditions
  • Attic Archaeology
  • Mayflower Society Genealogical Library
  • History Links the Past to the Present
  • What's in a Name?
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