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