Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Colorado Adoptees Can Now Access Birth Records by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

How to Research the Alberta Homestead Records for Free by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte AND

Update on Alberta Homestead Collection by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Unique Website Reveals Military and Repression Era Information from Russia by Vera Miller on Finding Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Quick Tip – No Cousin Is Too Distant to Have the Information You Need by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Cross Writing – What Is It and How Do You Read It? by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

Masonic Records in the Archives by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Learn About the Ukrainian Canadian Experience in These Shortlisted Books by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Family Stories

Curgenven Family. . . Interesting Name, But It’s Not Real! by Susan Toulson on Genea-addict

The American Anti-Slavery Society by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

The Benefits of Teamwork: Part I AND The Benefits of Teamwork: Part II, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Do You Feel Responsible for Errors in Others’ Family Trees? by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Prized Old Photos by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy


On the heels of RootsTech 2016, there is a lot of tech news this week:
Introducing Family Tree Builder 8.0 by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

New Family Tree Maker Future: Interview with Software MacKiev President Jack Minsky by Tamura Jones on Modern Software Experience

Ethnicity Testing – A Conundrum by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology, News, Etc.

Way to go, Cathy!
Finding Your Ancestors: Tips from a Top Genealogist by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

DearMYRTLE You Tube Videos About RootsTech 2016 AND Tuesday’s Tip: Watch RootsTech 2016 Videos on You Tube, both by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genealogy Misinformation!!!! by Pat Burns on Family and Genealogy

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