Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Although some of these are Australian/U.K. sites, think outside the box about what type of records she has found and then search for those same kinds of resources in your locations of interest:
40 of My Favourite Genealogy Indexes and Sources by Judy Webster on Genealogy Leftovers

A reminder to check out your state archives collection. James visited a state near and dear to my heart:
Taking a Look at the Maine State Archives by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Family Stories

Judy found a total surprise in the obituary:
December’s Child by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

I love these vintage cards and the Christmas Eve memories:
Sepia Saturday #361: Christmas Eve at Gram’s House on Strait from NJ

Did you know Carolyn Kriebel? If so, Tracy needs your help:
American Bandstand by Tracy Meyers on Family Preserves

I LOVE this story:
Trip Notes by Israel P. on All My Foreparents

It takes persistence, but it can be done, as Dana proves:
How I Discovered the Origins of 6 of My German Immigrant Families by Dana (Stewart) Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

This is way worse than my quadruple Lakin-Shepley descent:
This Makes Your Research Look Easy! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


Methodology, News, Etc.

RootsTech 2015 Innovator Showdown Semi-Finalists Announced by Thomas MacEntee on GeneaBloggers

The bane of a researcher’s existence and it always seems to be a site that has that unique, badly wanted piece of info:
Impermanent Links by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

The song made this genealogist smile:
“Shame and Scandal in the Family” by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Getting Past Overwhelm by Breaking a Project Down by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Mary is pondering a one universal tree:
FamilySearch Family Tree?  Or Not? by Mary Foxworthy on Roots & Stuff

Have you thought about archiving your work?
Column – Destroyed by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

That Copyright Notice AND

Two Must-Read Posts, both by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Gramps 4.2.5 Released by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Some Holiday Cheer

FM’s Tradition of Blog Caroling on FootnoteMaven

Blog Caroling 2016: The Coventry Carol by Bill West on West in New England

Favorite Christmas Carol by John Newmark on TransylvanianDutch

Blog Caroling – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel by Eileen A. Souza on Old Bones Genealogy

Blog Caroling – “Angels We Have Heard on High” by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

My First Blog Caroling! by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Blog Caroling – “O Holy Night” by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Blog Caroling: Still, Still, Still (an Austrian Carol) by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog

The Sussex Carol – Blog Caroling with footnoteMaven by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

A Christmas Tree by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Christmas Meme 2012 Updated with Pauleen in Australia and Randy Seaver

2016 GeneaSanta Letters with Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Dear Santa by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

A Vintage Christmas Carol from Rudolph Friml by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator

Historical Records of an American Santa Claus by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Holidays and Christmases by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

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