If you love to watch TV shows to help you better research your ancestors, consider watching Roots of Faith: Ancestry. This is a TV show (each episode runs about 30 minutes) currently showing on CatholicLife Television (based in
... is a series that teaches the proper methodology of genealogical research. Hosted by genealogy experts Renee Richard, Judy Riffel and Leonard Smith III, this show explores our ancestral origins to help know more about who we are today.
Current episodes are Overview, Getting Started, Census Records, Civil Vital Record[s], and Church Vital Record[s] with more coming.
Though many of the records discussed are those from
, these can always be used as suggestions on the types of records (and in what places) you might look for your ancestors records in locales that interest you. Louisiana
The series is providing a good overview of what kinds of records were created and what value they may have to your family history research journey.
Are you aware of other, FREE local TV genealogy-related programming, that is readily available to anyone via the web?
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