There’s something special about seeing records with your ancestors’ handwriting on them. It’s easy to feel a wonderful connection to them, just by seeing or handling an object they once touched. But all too often, you may find yourself struggling to read the handwriting. This is especially frustrating if you’re indexing records, or if this is your only source. While reading old handwriting can be complicated enough to fill an entire college course, here are some of the basics.
This week, we’re giving you an overview of all our MyCanvas products. We want to help you create the best products for your home and to give away as gifts. Below, we’ll show you more about what you can create on our website, whether it’s for ancestry or to preserve your own memories.
You’ve created your Family History Project from your Ancestry.com tree, but it has so many pages and the cost is more than you expected. I had the same experience when I created my first album. Here’s why you have so many pages and how to address it.
St. Patrick’s Day is coming up! To help you become worthy of that Kiss Me I’m Irish t-shirt, we’ve compiled four tips for searching out your Irish ancestors. Think of these tips as your lucky four-leaf clover.
Creating an accurate family tree may be a challenge. But, if you’ve discovered errors already in your family tree, it’s more doable than you may think. These 6 secrets can help you refine your searches and find the most accurate information for your genealogy.
Whether it’s your first MyCanvas book or your fifth, you may find that you’ll need to copy and paste elements over to a new project. You don’t want to waste precious time copying and pasting each photo or item. Nor do you want to spend hours re-entering all your hard work. Here’s how to copy and paste several items at once between MyCanvas pages or separate projects, saving you time and hassle.
There’s nothing quite like listening to the voices of your grandparents or parents telling their own story. You and your family have much to gain by listening to your ancestors where you can. But before you begin recording a relative’s precious words, it’s very important to come prepared.
Photos and documents cluttering your genealogy work space? We’ll show you how you can preserve–and even repair–your old photos to keep your memories around for future generations.
We’ve been having a great time here at RootsTech 2017! If you haven’t had a chance to attend, make sure to drop by this weekend. Here are some of the highlights of RootsTech 2017.
MyCanvas is pleased to attend RootsTech 2017 this year! We’ve partnered with Ancestry.com to help you turn your treasured family history into family treasures. Because RootsTech 2017 is only 5 days away, here are 5 reasons you should visit MyCanvas’ booth at #215 this year!