Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


The Henryk Ross Collection of Over 4000 Lodz Ghetto Photographs Posted Online by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog. If you had Polish family in Lodz pre-World War II, here is a treasure trove of photos.

Researching U.S. Civil War Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

My Latest Genealogical Distraction – University Theses by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte. Dissertations and theses can be a great source for historical perspectives about time periods and places.

Post-War Dutch Immigrants by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Family Stories

Jacob E. Schwerin, Who’s Your Daddy (and Mommy)? by Lara on Lara’s Family Search

Moritz James Oppenheimer: The (More) Complete Story by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey. Read about Amy’s contact with a lost branch of the family who found her through her blog.

Crestleaf’s 12 Months of Fascinating Family Finds: Between the Pages by B. Wylie on Life in the Past Lane

Something About Mary by Dana (Stewart) Leeds on the Enthusiastic Genealogist. Dana’s experience reminds us all to check alternate spellings!


Periscope: 10 Tips for Increasing Your Blog Followers by Lorine McGinnis Schultz on Olive Tree Genealogy

Descendant Migration Charts for Ebenezer Perry Carlisle Webster and Iver Iverson by Jana Last on Jana’s Genealogy and Family History Blog. Jana came up with an interesting way to view an ancestor’s life through the places the family lived. Do any software programs besides Legacy Family Tree offer this option?

Methodology, News, Etc.

Ask Yvette – A Research Plan for an 18th-Century Brick Wall Ancestor by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy. As usual, Yvette’s tip works for most research, not just Dutch genealogy. Take a look at her advice. I love her tips.

Genealogy’s Star Reaches 3,000,000 Views by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star. If you don’t already follow Genealogy’s Star, you should. James Tanner writes a great blog and the statistics prove it – 3,000,000 views in just five years! Congratulations, James!

With a Little Help from Friends and Strangers by Sue Adams on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration

I’m Removing a Blog Post. . . Because It Was the Right Thing to Do! by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

A Family’s Change of Mind by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

The Value of Transcribing by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Tuesday’s Tip: Evidence Explained Website Has Citation Examples, QuickLessons, QuickTips, Forums and More! by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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