Discovering Resources: 25 FREE Links for English Genealogy and History by Alona on Lonetester HQ
Finding Eastern European Records, Part 4 (FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com) by Lara on Lara’s Family Search
Anglican Churches of Quebec City and Surrounding Area by Jacques Gagne on Genealogy Ensemble
UK National Archives Webinars – A New Genealogy Resource by Rebel Hand on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration
Mappy Monday: The Eight Counties of the State of Franklin by Beth Gatlin on So Many Ancestors!
Census of New York Poorhouses, 1830-1920 by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives. Although this is on a paid site, it is (1) a good reason to browse collections and not just search by name on any site and (2) it is a more obscure set of records in New York, which can be a challenge for researchers.
Hearing Aunt Harriet by Debbie Nathan on JSTOR/Daily. Debbie reminds us of the treasures to be found in the WPA interviews from the 1930’s.
More on New York County Probate Records on Ancestry and FamilySearch by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings. Take a minute to read the details about the NY probate digitized records in the Ancestry collection and the differences with those in FamilySearch.
For those with New York roots, you know researching there can be a tough go. Randy Seaver has a great tip:
Tuesday’s Tip: Search for New York Ancestors in the New York State Historical Literature Collection by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings
Amazing Find: Image of the Murder of My 16th Century Ancestor by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy
From Farm Boy to Cult Leader by Susan Messler on Genealogy Corner
Thinking about turning yourself over to a man wielding scissors or a razor? Be sure to read the want ads uncovered by Joanne Cowden.
Wanted: “Sober Barber” by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives
This was an interesting story and another reminder to read records thoroughly:
Accidently Solving a Different Puzzle by Linda Stack-Hawkley on I Thought I Was a Smith
A Copyright Casualty – Part III by Tony Proctor on Parallax View
A Tech Tool You Need: Another Way to Use Dropbox for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke on Lisa Louise Cooke’s GenealogyGems
Create (or Download) Genealogy Forms with Transpose by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History
Methodology, News, Etc.
Darned Records: “Published Errors Are Immortal” by the Ancestry Insider on The Ancestry Insider
If you are planning to attend a genealogy conference, here are two great ideas:
How to Introduce Yourself to Other Genealogists at a Genealogy Conference by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog
Top 20 Reasons Why I Will Attend A Genealogy Conference This Week by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte
Last, but not least, the votes are in and counted on John D. Reid’s annual vote on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. Congratulations to the 2015 Rockstar Genealogists!
Rockstar Genealogists 2015: Silver and Bronze Awards
Superstar Rockstar Genealogists 2015
Canada Top Ten Genealogists 2015
England, Scotland and Wales Top Ten Genealogists 2015
Ireland Top Five Genealogists 2015
Genetic Genealogist Top Ten 2015
2 thoughts on “Recommended Reads”
Thank you for the mention, Linda! Hope you guys are having a great time on your trip! 🙂
Linda, thank you so much for including two of my posts!