Recommended Reads

Here are my favorite posts for the week:

Darned Posthumous Marriage on The Ancestry Insider

Cimetieres du Quebec Updates Cemetery Records by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

20 Free and (Relatively) New Genealogy and Family History Resources, Part 6 by Diane L. Richard at UpFront with NGS

Take Time for a Geographic Timeline – Part One County Boundaries by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Hierarchies Help Source Organisation, Analysis and Citation by Sue Adams on Family Folklore Blog

Stuffy Old Tomes Tell All by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Virginia Slaves’ Identities Discovered and Online by Lorine McGinnis Schultze on Olive Tree Genealogy

Include All Information in Research Requests by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

A to Z April Challenge: Theme Reveal by Wendy on Jollett Etc.

52 Ancestors: #12 The One Who Went to Paris by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

This Is Why I Attend Seminars – What I Never Knew About Courthouse Records by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

Finding the Truth About Great-Grandpa’s Plot to Kill Czar Alexander III by Vera Miller on Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Tuesday’s Tip: Using the U.S. Special Census on Deaf Family Marriages and Hearing Relatives 1888-1895 by Miriam J. Robbins on AnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

The Family with 17 Children by Sally Knudsen on SallySearches

The Slave Name Roll Project by Schalene Dagutis on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration

How to Find Cemeteries in Google Earth by Lisa Louise Cooke on

Last, but not least, I had to include Lisa Louise Cooke’s post on name popularity because the song “Linda” came out after World War II and there were six Lindas in my little kindergarten class in 1957!

How Common Was My Ancestor’s Name? Most Popular Baby Names By Decade by Sunny on



One thought on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Thank you, Linda, for including my post on your list! I hope my experience encourages others to include as many details as possible when asking for help with their genealogy research.

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