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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Apr 6, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about how to find your female ancestors. We interview Lisa Lisson, the author of the Are You My Cousin? blog. Lisa shares four helpful strategies to get around the common problems encountered when researching the women in our family tree. Join us as we talk about these proven strategies and unique record types (even cookbooks!).


Researching Female Ancestors? You Can Overcome Those Research Roadblocks! - by Lisa Lisson at her website

The Big Genie List - Lisa's list of resources, databases, and educational opportunities

Lisa Lisson's website, social media, and contact:, Are you My Cousin Facebook Group, Facebook Page, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and email: 

Coverture - article on Wikipedia about women being covered by men's legal status when married

Mitochondrial DNA - article at the ISOGG Wiki

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group - more information and email list

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist's Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on

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