How To create and use Custom Fact/Event

Have you ever wondered why some records on Ancestry dot com, come into a profile page but do not point to any fact? (To see a SHORT VERSION of this "How To" go to:¬†   We see that a "marriage" record has been brought into the profile page but there is no "marriage" in facts... Continue Reading →

To Drink or Not to Drink

Prohibition in the United States 1920 to 1933 Although the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and the Volstead Act were enacted in 1920 there was a vigorous campaign for prohibition many years before 1920. I came across a 1913 newspaper from Alabama which might give you a little bit more insight into why the... Continue Reading →

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