Recommended Reads

My favorite picks for this week:

The Mystery of Fanny Wiler: Post Script by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Land Ownership Maps: New Online Property Map Tools for U.S. Genealogy Research by Sunny on

Making Migration More Visible AND

Make Your Goals Visible, both by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

From Surgery to Health by Amy Archibald on Revealing Roots and Branches

StoryPress and Genealogy’s Star by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The “When I Was Young” Geneameme by Alona on Lonetester HQ

Customer Service by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

The Significance of Memories Lost AND

Resurrecting a Genealogy Forum, both by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Linkpendium: The Best Genealogy Site You’re Not Using by Amy Johnson Crow on No Story Too Small

A Family Secret (or, How I Learned to Tread Carefully When Doing Certain Research) by Erin Tilley on Census Sensibility

Tip #5: Good Genealogists Are Skeptics by Gary Roberts on Backtracking the Common

Dating Old Photographs by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Century Ireland Features 100 Year Old Newspaper Articles by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

NEW Evernote for Genealogy Video Series by Lisa Louise Cooke on (This is a YouTube series, available to all for free.)

New List Contains Names of 1500 Quebec Towns That Have Vanished or Changed Names by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Testing Ancestry’s Amazing “New Ancestor” DNA Claim AND

Dissecting AncestryDNA Circles and New Ancestors, both by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained-Genetic Genealogy

What Do You See? by Gary Roberts on Backtracking the Common

We Were Slaves – But Became Slaveowners by Lara on Lara’s Family Search

Love Finding Old Maps Online? Help “Index” Them! by Lisa Louise Cooke on

It’s Always the Last Place You Look–Zachariah Hildreth’s (1754-1829) Death Notice by Randy Seaver on GeneaMusings reminding us about checking all available newspaper sources!

Last, what must be an absolutely heartbreaking and stressful time for Cheri’s family. Cheri Hudson Passey, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers:

Saying Goodbye Too Soon by Cheri Hudson Passey on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration



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