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Gift Ideas For the Genealogist
by Cindy Carman

Are you challenged with finding just the right gift for the genealogist on your list? Every year we search for special and unique gift ideas that any family history buff would enjoy and add them to the MyTrees.com Holiday gift list. You'll find gifts that will fit into any budget. The gifts are specifically selected to help the giver show their love for those on their gift list who work so hard to preserve family histories.

While you are browsing for that gift, why not take a break to make a search for that brickwall ancestor in our Ancestry Archive on the MyTrees.com homepage. You don't even have to register to do a search of our Ancestry Archive Index, containing over a billion records. You might also find it helpful to sign-up for our Notifyme service, so you can receive an email when that special ancestor has been added to the Archive.

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Click here to see more gifts for $10 or Less


Selfie Stick, Extendable Monopod with Bluetooth Remote and Tripod Stand - $16.95 - The best handheld selfie stick with Bluetooth & Metal tripod allows the photo-bug genealogist in your life to take a self-photograph or group photos easily. It is 7.1 inches when collapsed & its portable design fits into a pocket or bag perfectly. The Extendable length of 32.7 inches captures a broader background scenery. This handheld selfie-stick set complete with Bluetooth Remote & metal tripod will help your family historian capture a wide range of static shots during these up coming holidays. The adjustable phone holder is compatible with iPhone 7 Plus /7 /6s Plus/ 6s/ 6 Plus/ 6/ 5S/ Galaxy S6/ S5/ Note 3/ 2/ Nexus 4/ HTC One/ LG and other Bluetooth enabled smartphones.

Beam n Read LED 3 Hands-Free Travel & Reading Light; for Kindle, Power Outages & More; Includes 2 blue-light-blocking Relaxation Filters; Batteries Last 100 Hours - $19.95 - This personal hands-free light is sure to become an indispensable item to the family historian on your list. It delivers features and practical usefulness unmatched by other portable lights. 3 LEDs give a wide & bright light that will light up 2 book pages. It has 2 clip-on Relaxation Filters that block blue light so you can read then fall asleep easily. The unit makes reading more enjoyable with all kinds of printed media including books, Kindles and other eReaders PLUS other media types that don't support a clip-on light. Since it's worn around the neck, there's no need to remove it whether reading paperbacks or doing crafts. Even walking in dim or dark places such as an attic or around the house during a power outage is easy with this great product.

Vigilant 130 dB Personal Emergency Alarm with LED Light - $15.99 - Here is the perfect gift for the genealogist that travels. The alarm is activated by simply pulling the pin, which deters attackers or intruders but also functions to draw attention if your loved one needs medical attention or help. Use of a personal alarm switches the element of surprise from the attacker to the potential victim. The PPS8 also includes a miniature LED light, activated by a separate on/off button, for a quick and small illumination of a walking path, car door lock, or other low light situations.

Click here to see more gifts for $20 or Less


61-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag - $25.96 - Help the Family Historian on your list to capture vivid, professional-style photographs with this Ravelli 61-inch lightweight tripod. This adjustable-height tripod makes it easy to achieve reliable stability and just the right angle when photographing a tombstone, document, book, or family pictures. The tripod is made of lightweight aluminum and dense plastic and weighs just over 2 pounds. It Measures 24 inches (collapsed) and extends up to 61 inches. Accommodates a variety of camera attachme nts.

Sony ICD-BX140 4GB Digital Voice Recorder - $24.70 - This Sony ICDBX140 digital voice recorder features 4GB of internal flash memory, so the genealogist on your list can interview dozens of relatives non stop for up to 4,175 hours. A Noise Cut function and Low Cut filter promote crisp, clear results with minimal background noise. The answer to a family historian's dreams.

Click here to see more gifts for $40 or Less


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High-Definition USB Document Camera - $99.00- Does the genealogist on your list have a lot of pictures or certificates or other documents to image? The Ipevo Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera is the answer. This 8.0 Megapixel USB camera supports Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac OS X 10.8 and above, and Chromebook, too. With up to 30 fps live video capture (at full HD) and 12x continuous digital zoom, it's the camera for which family historian's have waited and at a reasonable price.

Click here to see more gifts for $100 or Less


What would make a better gift for a family historian than access to their favorite online genealogy service? Help them access more records and resources with a gift subscription.

Click here to see more genealogy gift subscriptions.


We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow the links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

The Best Gift Ideas With a Family History Flair
Gift Ideas For the Genealogist
by Cindy Carman

Are you challenged with finding just the right gift for the genealogist on your list? Every year we search for special and unique gift ideas that any family history buff would enjoy and add them to the MyTrees.com Holiday gift list. You'll find gifts that will fit into any budget. The gifts are specifically selected to help the giver show their love for those on their gift list who work so hard to preserve family histories.

While you are browsing for that gift, why not take a break to make a search for that brickwall ancestor in our Ancestry Archive on the MyTrees.com homepage. You don't even have to register to do a search of our Ancestry Archive Index, containing over a billion records. You might also find it helpful to sign-up for our Notifyme service, so you can receive an email when that special ancestor has been added to the Archive.

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Click here to see more gifts for $10 or Less


Selfie Stick, Extendable Monopod with Bluetooth Remote and Tripod Stand - $16.95 - The best handheld selfie stick with Bluetooth & Metal tripod allows the photo-bug genealogist in your life to take a self-photograph or group photos easily. It is 7.1 inches when collapsed & its portable design fits into a pocket or bag perfectly. The Extendable length of 32.7 inches captures a broader background scenery. This handheld selfie-stick set complete with Bluetooth Remote & metal tripod will help your family historian capture a wide range of static shots during these up coming holidays. The adjustable phone holder is compatible with iPhone 7 Plus /7 /6s Plus/ 6s/ 6 Plus/ 6/ 5S/ Galaxy S6/ S5/ Note 3/ 2/ Nexus 4/ HTC One/ LG and other Bluetooth enabled smartphones.

Beam n Read LED 3 Hands-Free Travel & Reading Light; for Kindle, Power Outages & More; Includes 2 blue-light-blocking Relaxation Filters; Batteries Last 100 Hours - $19.95 - This personal hands-free light is sure to become an indispensable item to the family historian on your list. It delivers features and practical usefulness unmatched by other portable lights. 3 LEDs give a wide & bright light that will light up 2 book pages. It has 2 clip-on Relaxation Filters that block blue light so you can read then fall asleep easily. The unit makes reading more enjoyable with all kinds of printed media including books, Kindles and other eReaders PLUS other media types that don't support a clip-on light. Since it's worn around the neck, there's no need to remove it whether reading paperbacks or doing crafts. Even walking in dim or dark places such as an attic or around the house during a power outage is easy with this great product.

Vigilant 130 dB Personal Emergency Alarm with LED Light - $15.99 - Here is the perfect gift for the genealogist that travels. The alarm is activated by simply pulling the pin, which deters attackers or intruders but also functions to draw attention if your loved one needs medical attention or help. Use of a personal alarm switches the element of surprise from the attacker to the potential victim. The PPS8 also includes a miniature LED light, activated by a separate on/off button, for a quick and small illumination of a walking path, car door lock, or other low light situations.

Click here to see more gifts for $20 or Less


61-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag - $25.96 - Help the Family Historian on your list to capture vivid, professional-style photographs with this Ravelli 61-inch lightweight tripod. This adjustable-height tripod makes it easy to achieve reliable stability and just the right angle when photographing a tombstone, document, book, or family pictures. The tripod is made of lightweight aluminum and dense plastic and weighs just over 2 pounds. It Measures 24 inches (collapsed) and extends up to 61 inches. Accommodates a variety of camera attachme nts.

Sony ICD-BX140 4GB Digital Voice Recorder - $24.70 - This Sony ICDBX140 digital voice recorder features 4GB of internal flash memory, so the genealogist on your list can interview dozens of relatives non stop for up to 4,175 hours. A Noise Cut function and Low Cut filter promote crisp, clear results with minimal background noise. The answer to a family historian's dreams.

Click here to see more gifts for $40 or Less


Discover Your Origins With Family Tree DNA

High-Definition USB Document Camera - $99.00- Does the genealogist on your list have a lot of pictures or certificates or other documents to image? The Ipevo Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera is the answer. This 8.0 Megapixel USB camera supports Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac OS X 10.8 and above, and Chromebook, too. With up to 30 fps live video capture (at full HD) and 12x continuous digital zoom, it's the camera for which family historian's have waited and at a reasonable price.

Click here to see more gifts for $100 or Less


What would make a better gift for a family historian than access to their favorite online genealogy service? Help them access more records and resources with a gift subscription.

Click here to see more genealogy gift subscriptions.


We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow the links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

The Best Gift Ideas With a Family History Flair
Gift Ideas For the Genealogist
by Cindy Carman

Are you challenged with finding just the right gift for the genealogist on your list? Every year we search for special and unique gift ideas that any family history buff would enjoy and add them to the MyTrees.com Holiday gift list. You'll find gifts that will fit into any budget. The gifts are specifically selected to help the giver show their love for those on their gift list who work so hard to preserve family histories.

While you are browsing for that gift, why not take a break to make a search for that brickwall ancestor in our Ancestry Archive on the MyTrees.com homepage. You don't even have to register to do a search of our Ancestry Archive Index, containing over a billion records. You might also find it helpful to sign-up for our Notifyme service, so you can receive an email when that special ancestor has been added to the Archive.

Cell Phone Tripod Adapter - $6.95 - Inspire the genealogist on your list to take more pictures. Give them this cell phone tripod adapter which fits phones from 2.17" to 3.37" wide such as: iPhone and Galaxy's phones, and many others without having to remove them from their protective cases. Voted Best iPhone Tripod Mount (tripod not included). This handy adapter attaches to any standard tripod for recording video, taking pictures, or for holding the phone for webcam shooting. This Phone Tripod Adapter will also attach to mini-tripods.

Giftgarden 2.5x3.5 White Oval Picture Frame - $9.70 - The family historian on your list will be proud to display their favorite family photos with this elegantly designed frame. Made from beautiful high-end polyresin and hand painted quality it makes a fashionable and memorable gift.

Click here to see more gifts for $10 or Less


Selfie Stick, Extendable Monopod with Bluetooth Remote and Tripod Stand - $16.95 - The best handheld selfie stick with Bluetooth & Metal tripod allows the photo-bug genealogist in your life to take a self-photograph or group photos easily. It is 7.1 inches when collapsed & its portable design fits into a pocket or bag perfectly. The Extendable length of 32.7 inches captures a broader background scenery. This handheld selfie-stick set complete with Bluetooth Remote & metal tripod will help your family historian capture a wide range of static shots during these up coming holidays. The adjustable phone holder is compatible with iPhone 7 Plus /7 /6s Plus/ 6s/ 6 Plus/ 6/ 5S/ Galaxy S6/ S5/ Note 3/ 2/ Nexus 4/ HTC One/ LG and other Bluetooth enabled smartphones.

Beam n Read LED 3 Hands-Free Travel & Reading Light; for Kindle, Power Outages & More; Includes 2 blue-light-blocking Relaxation Filters; Batteries Last 100 Hours - $19.95 - This personal hands-free light is sure to become an indispensable item to the family historian on your list. It delivers features and practical usefulness unmatched by other portable lights. 3 LEDs give a wide & bright light that will light up 2 book pages. It has 2 clip-on Relaxation Filters that block blue light so you can read then fall asleep easily. The unit makes reading more enjoyable with all kinds of printed media including books, Kindles and other eReaders PLUS other media types that don't support a clip-on light. Since it's worn around the neck, there's no need to remove it whether reading paperbacks or doing crafts. Even walking in dim or dark places such as an attic or around the house during a power outage is easy with this great product.

Vigilant 130 dB Personal Emergency Alarm with LED Light - $15.99 - Here is the perfect gift for the genealogist that travels. The alarm is activated by simply pulling the pin, which deters attackers or intruders but also functions to draw attention if your loved one needs medical attention or help. Use of a personal alarm switches the element of surprise from the attacker to the potential victim. The PPS8 also includes a miniature LED light, activated by a separate on/off button, for a quick and small illumination of a walking path, car door lock, or other low light situations.

Click here to see more gifts for $20 or Less


61-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag - $25.96 - Help the Family Historian on your list to capture vivid, professional-style photographs with this Ravelli 61-inch lightweight tripod. This adjustable-height tripod makes it easy to achieve reliable stability and just the right angle when photographing a tombstone, document, book, or family pictures. The tripod is made of lightweight aluminum and dense plastic and weighs just over 2 pounds. It Measures 24 inches (collapsed) and extends up to 61 inches. Accommodates a variety of camera attachme nts.

Sony ICD-BX140 4GB Digital Voice Recorder - $24.70 - This Sony ICDBX140 digital voice recorder features 4GB of internal flash memory, so the genealogist on your list can interview dozens of relatives non stop for up to 4,175 hours. A Noise Cut function and Low Cut filter promote crisp, clear results with minimal background noise. The answer to a family historian's dreams.

Click here to see more gifts for $40 or Less


Discover Your Origins With Family Tree DNA

High-Definition USB Document Camera - $99.00- Does the genealogist on your list have a lot of pictures or certificates or other documents to image? The Ipevo Ziggi-HD Plus High-Definition USB Document Camera is the answer. This 8.0 Megapixel USB camera supports Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac OS X 10.8 and above, and Chromebook, too. With up to 30 fps live video capture (at full HD) and 12x continuous digital zoom, it's the camera for which family historian's have waited and at a reasonable price.

Click here to see more gifts for $100 or Less


What would make a better gift for a family historian than access to their favorite online genealogy service? Help them access more records and resources with a gift subscription.

Click here to see more genealogy gift subscriptions.


We've researched these gift ideas with other companies with which we have an affiliate relationship. If you follow the links on this page and choose to purchase a gift, we might receive a commission.

Copyright © 2009-2018 Fficiency Software, Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction of this article may be used without the express written permission of the author.

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