Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

First, in case you don’t read all the way to the bottom – if you weren’t able to attend the SoCal Genealogy Jamboree and would like to view some of the videotaped sessions, you may view them on Webcast & Beyond for free until 5 July 2016.


Calculate Lot Size for an Ancestor’s Property with Free Online Tool by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

The Political Graveyard AND

Enumeration District Maps for US 1950 Census Are Going Online, both by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Two sources for Irish records:
21 FREE Links for Irish Genealogy and History by Alona on Lonetester HQ

What Irish Genealogical Records Are Online? by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

For Canadian ties:
Eastern Townships Resource Centre – ETRC by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Latin Legal Terms for Genealogists – Part Three by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Yvette’s tip really surprised me, as I think of the Netherlands as Protestant:
Protestant Was Not the Dominant Religion Everywhere by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Family Stories

DNA & Adoption: One Woman’s Family Mystery by Beth Wylie on Life in the Past Lane

Great-Grandpa Thought His Secrets Would Never See the Light of Day by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family


Good news for RootsWeb fans:
RootsWeb Hardware Upgrade by The Ancestry Insider

Microsoft’s Office Plans Are a Confusing Mess by Eric Ravenscraft on Lifehacker

Methodology, News, Etc.

My Tips for People Pursuing Certification by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Ten  Ways a Librarian Can Help You with Your Genealogy Research by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Genealogy Date and Calendar Calculators by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

I missed Episode 1, but there is a link to it in the article:
How to Create Captivating Family History Videos Episode 2 by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Becoming a Professional Genealogist – Part Two by Eileen A. Souza on Old Bones Genealogy

Beyond the “Failed” BCG Portfolio by Darcie Hind Posz on BCG Springboard

Genealogy Education

Don’t You Believe It! Debunking Genealogical Myths by James Tanner, Monday, 20 June 2016, 5:30 p.m. (Mountain), BYU Family History Webinar

Mondays with Myrt, with DearMYRTLE, Monday, 20 June 2016, 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)

FamilySearch United States Church Records, Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 9:30 a.m. (Mountain)

FamilySearch Finding German Areas of Poland Using the Online Gazeteer, Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:00 a.m. (Mountain)

British & Irish Military Records, a DearMYRTLE Study Group, Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 1:00 p.m. (Mountain)

FamilySearch Welsh Naming Patterns, Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 2:00 p.m. (Mountain)

ESMs Quick Lesson 10 – a DearMYRTLE Study Group, Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:00 a.m. (Mountain)

Digging Deeper in German Parish Records by Gail Blankinau, Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 12:00 p.m. (Mountain), Legacy Family Tree Webinars

FamilySearch Welsh Non-Conformity & Non-Conformist Records, Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:00 p.m. (Mountain)

Digging Deeper into Maps and Map Programs by James Tanner, Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 5:30 p.m. (Mountain) BYU Family History Webinar

FamilySearch Wales Probate Records, Thursday, 23 June 2016, 1:00 p.m. (Mountain)

FamilySearch Norwegian Church Records: Recognizing and Extracting Genealogical Information, Friday, 24 June 2016, 1:00 p.m. (Mountain)

Last, but not least – IMPORTANT: Collection Notice on MyHeritage blog

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