Useful genealogy tips and websites to get you started in genealogy:
The first step is to document what you know about your immigrant ancestor. Choose a family tree software program or a secure website to store your family tree data. Record what you know about your ancestors and relatives into this software program or website.According to the PBS website at Genealogy Tips: Getting Started
- Rule #1 of genealogy is to work from the known to the unknown.
- Another useful guide is Beginning Genealogy: How to Get Started the Right Way, by FamilySearch.org website