This was a short week for posts with the Thanksgiving holiday.
Finding An Ancestor’s Full Record on the NEW Home Children Database by Lorine Schulze McGinnis on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog
Thorough Research in City Directories, One Quick Example by Harold Henderson on Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog
Heirlooms: Quilts and Embroidery by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees
Methodology, News, Etc.
FYI: An AIR is a letter from the DAR genealogist for an “Additional Information Request” pertaining to DAR applications, but the lesson here is to check and recheck research: A Lesson Learned About Proof from the DAR AIR by Diane Weintraub on Nuts From the Family Tree
I recently found a photo that I didn’t think existed while doing exactly this: The Number One Thing You Can Do to Jumpstart Your Genealogy on Almost Home
Darned Federal Birth Certificates by The Ancestry Insider
Last, but not least, food for thought:
Privacy and Your Life Online by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star