Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

Please take the time to contact Arizona state officials, EVEN if you don’t live in Arizona, to make your opinions known:

URGENT! Arizona State Genealogy Library in Jeopardy by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS


AP and British Movietone Partner to Upload 550K Archival Newsreels by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Here are a couple of posts related to the “best” Canadian website resources:

Are These the Four “Best Canadian Genealogy Websites”? by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Best Canadian Genealogy Websites: Nominations by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Latest PERSI Index Update by Findmypast. Although Find My Past is a subscription site, if you are interested in the digitization progress, here is great news.

Tuesday’s Tip: Has War of 1812 Pension Files Through M Surnames for FREE by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Was Your German Ancestor Recruited to Come to Michigan?  by Brenda Leyndyke on Journey to the Past

GENEALOGY ON FACEBOOK by Bill West on West in New England

LOC- – “Every Photo is a Story,” Strategies for Examining Photos by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Family Stories

William Hall – Elusive Belfast Irish Ancestor by Maryann Barnes on Genealogy Sisters. Anybody with ancestral ties to Ireland realizes how difficult it can be to trace Irish family. Maryann has found a promising lead.

Leason Gilliland: The Elusive Leason (52 Ancestors #30) by Melissa Wiseheart on A Wise Heart’s Journey

Backtracking John Rivers Roberts by Gary Roberts on Backtracking The Common

Thriller Thursday: Charles Buise Embezzles Stake Money and Flees by Beth Gatlin on So Many Ancestors! This would make for a great movie plot!


Special Characters by Mark Rabideau on Many Roads

Get Evernote’s Email to Evernote Feature by for Free with IFTTT by Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker

Answers from everyStory to My Questions and Comments by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology, News, Etc.

Use Veteran Burial Cards to Locate Graves by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

The Value of Old vs. New Genealogy or Myth vs. Fact by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Quick Tip: The Meaning of Holland by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Return to Genealogy Research with New Tracking Tools by Melanie J. Rice on Grandma’s Genes

An Update on Becoming a Certified Genealogist by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

What Constitutes Publication in a Copyright Case? Part One by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

British Royals Website by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings. I’ve always had a “thing” for British history. Check out this website if you have the same affinity.

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