Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


This is the first in a 2 month series by Diane:
Eight Weeks to Better Rhode Island Genealogy Research – Week 1 by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family AND Canadian National Digital Heritage Index, both by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

A good reminder about any type of record collection:
Three Cemetery Databases for One Cemetery and Not One Was Complete. What Would You Do? by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

The “Odd” History of Pittsburgh by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

Cemetery Registration Indexes by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Family Stories

Making Mary Mine: Finding Evidence by Sharn White on FamilyHistory4U

The Final Chapter for Jakob Schoenthal and His Descendants by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Genealogy, Alheimer’s and DNA by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Dear Randy: Are You Related to Baseball Pitcher Tom Seaver? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


Top 10 Tech Security Basics Every Person Should Follow by Melanie Pinola on Lifehacker

Check out the DNA reports from the various companies – interesting reading:
What Dutch DNA Looks Like by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Google Photos Gets Non-Destructive Editing, No Longer Duplicates Photos by Eric Ravenscraft on Lifehacker

Methodology, News, Etc.

For those who add to the FamilySearch Family Tree:
Blog Posts and FamilySearch Family Tree by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Strategies for Searching Cemeteries Online AND

Why Don’t Genealogists Ask More Why Questions, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Administrative Divisions of Poland: Why Knowing Is Important by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Don’t Ask Me What Book That Was In by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Don’t Shoot the Messenger re: Barry Ewell by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog

Last, but not least, Lori makes a great point when considering donations:

Donations by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

2 thoughts on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Delightful surprise to be included in your list of Recommended Reads. And to be included with James Tanner’s post regarding cemeteries is a double honor. Thank you, Linda

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