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Five Minute Finds: Favorite Genealogy Myths Debunked

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Published on Feb 13, 2014

Spend 5 minutes with Anne Gillespie Mitchell aka Ancestry Anne as she walks you through 6 genealogy myths and why they aren't true.

1. Native American Ancestry
Great-Great-Grandma Was an Indian? (http://anstry.me/1omFUfc)
2. Names Changes at Ellis Islan
Why Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island (and One That Was) (http://on.nypl.org/L7anym)
3. Burned Counties
4. All Records are Online
5. Everyone has Recorded Vital Records
Ancestry Wiki Vital Records (http://ancstry.me/LVAkkV)
6. Goverment Records are Correct -- Online Trees are Wrong

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