Offline Vital Records are Critical to Your Research, and Ordering Them is Easier Than You Think
If you've never taken the time to track down offline vital records about your ancestors you might be asking yourself two questions right now: “Vital Records? What are those?” and “Offline? Why would I need a quick guide to finding Vital Records offline when it’s so easy to surf for everything online?” But you'll soon discover that adding these offline records to your research is an integral step in understanding your ancestors' lives and building a quality family tree.
The Vast Majority of Genealogy Records Still Can’t Be Found Online: Here’s How to Locate Them
With billions of records now online, many of them free and open to all, is there really still an absolute need for offline research?For our genealogical research to be considered thorough, does it have to be conducted offline, in an archive, courthouse, or library?The short answer of course is "no" - depending on what we want to know.But here's the catch: we don’t know what we don’t know. In other words, if we haven’t visited a repository, how can we know what we’re missing? So, [...]