Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


For those interested in World War II research:

The World War II Research and Writing Center Website by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

If you have 20th century Canadian family, be sure to read Lorine’s post about updated naturalization records:

Canadian Naturalization Records, 1915-1951 Database Update! by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Family Stories

A beautifully presented story with modern photos:

John Combs Wife (c1710-c1749) and The Eagle, 52 Ancestors #96 by Roberta J. Estes on DNA eXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Amy hit the proverbial jackpot with a family find among college archival holdings:

My Great Great Uncle Henry: The Real Man Revealed by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Jill shares her journey to uncover the truth:

Where There’s a Will by Jill Ball on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration

Lara discovered a building full of people with unusual names:

Funniest Census Record Ever by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Family Search

Methodology, News, Etc.

Gail shares a thought on future genealogical societies. I think there is room for both traditional and e-societies. What do you think?:

Is This E-society a Sign of the Future? by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Lisa shares her writer’s survival kit; now is the time to hone your writing skills and share your discoveries:

The Four Must-Have Items in My Writer’s Survival Kit by Lisa Alzo on The Accidental Genealogist

A Team Effort: Family History Writing and Contests in November by Lisa Alzo on The Accidental Genealogist

Here are good tips for any researcher:

Five Tips I’ve Learned By Working As A DAR Volunteer Genealogist by Diane Weintraub on Nuts From the Family Tree

Is your genealogy finished?

What Genealogy Will Your Children and Grandchildren Do If You Have Finished It All? by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Jacqi shares her thoughts about discovering unexpected family information:

Knowing That You Want to Know by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry



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