Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Don’t Trust the Will and Probate Record Indexes by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Cornell Builds Database of Historical Runaway Slave Ads by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tip: Ask Facebook About Your Genealogical Brick Walls by Dan Bodenheimer on The Cousin Detective

New Look with FamilySearch Research Wiki Upgrade by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Norfolk County (MA) Transcribing More Than 250,000 Deeds by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Quick Tip: Search Dutch Newspapers at Delpher by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Family Stories

Applying Recently Acquired Education to Purple Hearts United Research on Almost Home

The “Hot Mess” Probate File of Nathaniel Stow Jr, PT 3 by Bill West on West in New England


Evernote for Genealogy Tip: Create Your Own Genealogy Library by Lisa Louise Cooke on Genealogy Gems

I Went to Boot Camp, Trello Style by Becky Jamison on Grace and Glory

Methodology, News, Etc.

Do I Really Need to Join My Local Society? I Have No Ancestors From My Area by Peggy Lauritzen on Anxiously Engaged

My husband and I commented on how tall the Dutch people were when we were in Amsterdam. My husband, who is 6’1″, said he felt like a midget there. I, who am only 5’4″, got lost in a crowd:
Why Are the Dutch So Tall? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

6 Best Ways to Not Find Your Ancestors both by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

The Polish Partitions by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Last, but not least:
Who Actually Owns the Family Tree You Have Online? on Family History Daily

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