Here are my choices for Recommended Reads for this week:
The Ghosts of Appomattox by Kelly Membry Midura on Well That Was Different
My Top Ten Genea-Mysteries by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy
The Threat of Online Genealogical Databases by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star and also
Beyond the U.S. Census – Expanding Your Frontiers also by James Tanner on Genealog’s Star
The Great Jennens Case by Schalene Dagoutis on Tangled Roots and Trees
How I Learned What to Do with Undocumented Family Trees by Harold Henderson on Midwestern Microhistory:A Genealogy Blog
Census Sunday: Not Always the Full Story by Jeanne Ruczhak- Eckman on Genealogical Gems
Like Romping in a Newly-Found Playground by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry. I’ve been following Jacqi’s travails as she searches for her Tully and Flannery families. I especially like the moral in today’s story – never make assumptions that a search won’t work. Just make the search!
Immigrants to Upper Canada via New York 1817-1819 by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy.