“Unexpected Gold”..or “Why We Research Collateral Lines”…or “Ancestry Trees are Not Necessarily Tools of the Devil”

This week has been a whirlwind of three-hour tours. One of the trips – from Cleveland, OH to Marietta, OH – I didn’t even know I needed to make until a few months ago, yet it yielded one of my … Continue reading →

How To Do Cuyahoga County, OH Deed Research In Your Pajamas, Part 2: View, Save, and Print

In the Part 1 of this two part series, I explained how to access and find any deed or other instrument recorded in the Cuyahoga County Recorder’s office. After a little experimenting on different computers with different installed software, I … Continue reading →

How To Do Cuyahoga County, OH Deed Research In Your Pajamas, Part 1: Finding the Deeds You Need

I made a cool discovery today. I haven’t done a lot of Cleveland-area research, but after a recent family gathering with my wife’s Cleveland-based clan, I got all fired up to begin working on some of their mysteries. I got … Continue reading →