Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


What Is GenealogieOnline? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Stumbling Upon Historical Documents by Matt Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Another good reason to consult the FamilySearch wiki:
Did You Know? Where to Find Basic County Information by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on Finding Forgotten Stories

UK: CRDC Maps by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Photo Analysis: Why You Should Ask and Expert by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Online Database of Fallen British and Irish Railwaymen from WWI by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Old Genealogy: Research Sources, Book Shelf and a Hat Tip by Pat Hartley on Ancestry Island

Freedom Papers Filed in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

School Records, Even if Your Ancestor Didn’t Attend School by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Google Launches Virtual Tour of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Uprising by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Family Stories

An incredible story that you definitely need to read:
Frank’s Ring Goes Home – 52 Ancestors #106 by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

My Grandfather’s International Tracing Service Records, Take 2 by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Family Search

Three Sons Born in One Year. . . Really? by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Branches

Who’s Got Blacksheep Ancestors? by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy


Family History Software for Mac – Recommendations from You by Sunny on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

RootsTech 2016 Innovator Showdown Semi-Finalists Are Announced by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

For new RootsMagic 7 users, if you are like me and need some detailed help, Randy Seaver has provided it:
Creating Source Citations in RootsMagic 7 – Post 1 – New Master Source AND

Creating Source Citations in RootsMagic 7 – Post 2: Adding Source Details to the Master Source, AND

Creating Source Citations in RootsMagic 7 – Post 3: Adding Master Text, Detail Text, Quality and Repository Information, all by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology, News, Etc.

Quick Tip – Most Catholic Names End in -us or -a by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

I remember the days when people said computers would make paper obsolete – not yet, anyway, although I have many more digital files and much less paper around!
What Happened to Genealogists Going Paperless? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

We Still Need Family History Centers by Peggy Lauritzen on Anxiously Engaged

Tree Error in Ancestry – An Update by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

I do both, sometimes at the same time!
Heritage or Lineage? by Mary Foxworthy on Roots & Stuff

Last, but not least – for those attending RootsTech 2016:
Family History Library Construction During #RootsTech on The Ancestry Insider

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