Ancestor Archaeology

Welcome to Ancestor Archaeology, where our passion is family history!

We share family history research tips and genealogy news, along with personal stories about our own family trees in our blog. In addition to the things we post, we also offer handmade gifts, family history research services, and worldwide digital photo restoration services.

From Our Blog

Liven up Your Holiday Tables This Season – 25% Off Photo Restoration Services!

Incorporate your old family photos into your holiday festivities this year! We’re offering an earlybird discount on photo restoration services to get you started!

Basic Instructions for Scanning Photos and Documents for Archiving or Restoration

In this post, we go over basic instructions for scanning old documents/photos for archiving and/or restoration.

Free (and Often Valuable) Civil War Veteran Research Through April 30th

In this post, we examine records available through Fold3’s Civil War document collections, and how to gain free access to them through April 30th.

How the Latter Day Saints Helped Me Break Down a Genealogical Brick Wall

Sometimes, it’s worth investigating seemingly unrelated people in your family history search. This post explains how following an “unrelated” trail, with the help of LDS records and archived journals, led me to more answers than I ever thought possible!