Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners AND

African DNA in the British Isles, both by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

35,000 North Carolina Pension Confederate Applications 1901-1946 Going Online by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Find Out What Life Was Like in the Place Your Ancestors Lived on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration. Have you checked out One Place Studies?

The Value of Special Collections by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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

Family Stories

Broken Promise Will Not Be Forgotten by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The Reuniting of Two Sisters, Beady and Brittie Ann by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

Here are two not-so-common family stories:

From Prominent Lawyer to Murderer by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

The Double Amputee Mystery by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Oh Annie: thinking About My Great Grandmother by Elise Ann Wormuth on Living in the Past

Brick Wall Breakdowns, Little by Little:

The Importance of Finding Ernest by B. Wylie on Life in the Past Lane

Brick Walls Everywhere by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey


That Was Too Close for Comfort! by Chris on My Genealogical Adventures.  Another reminder to back up our files!

For iPad users:

Status Board Goes Free, Adds New Dashboard Panels by Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker

Photos Can Finally Tell Their Stories! with by Relatively Curious on Relatively Curious. This is another new free site to tell your family’s stories through photos.

Methodology, News & More

Family Heirlooms: 7 Bizarre Places to Find Them by Emma on MyHeritage

About Books and Libraries and Such AND

A Steep Uphill Battle, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

One thought on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Thanks for including my “Double Amputee” blog post on your list this week. Maybe someone can help me solve this mystery!

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