Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Recap – 20 Free and (Relatively) New Genealogy and Family History Resources, 2016 Version, 5 Parts by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Early Canadian Online Digitizes 1,500 Professional and Municipal Periodicals AND

H Is for Holland – LAC WWI Digitization Project Update, both byGail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Unfortunately, most Irish links are by subscription, but at least they are available! Finding Irish family is often a tough go:
Top 10 Websites for Tracing Your Irish Ancestors by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist

Fantastic Find: Discover the Inventory of Counties, Cities and Other Organizations Throughout the United States Using Historical Records Survey Reports by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

Family Stories

A Kick in the Stomach When Priorities Are Lost in Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

I missed Part I while I was on the road last week, but here is Part 2:
The “Hot Mess” Probate File of Nathaniel Stow Jr, PT2 by Bill West on West in New England

The Last Year by Lacey Holley on Adventures of an Untameable Genealogist

The Ludwig Breakthrough: DNA and Chocolates by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

You never know what might be out there:
A Kirby Family Genealogical Windfall from Susanne by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


Family Tree DNA Uploads to GEDmatch Suspended by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Methodology, News, Etc.

The son of my Loyalist James Astle was likely born in Sorel:
Monday Mailbox: B. Canada is Not British Columbia on The Ancestry Insider

Native American Haplogroup B2c Discovered in the Eastern US and Canada by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Preparing to Search a Graveyard AND

Upgrade Coming to FamilySearch Research Wiki both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Last, but not least, a vastly underused treasure is up and running once again:
RootsWeb Site is Back Online by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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