Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

NOTE: I’ve added a Webinars and Education category this week. All listings are free, if attended live.


7 Tips for Finding the Address of Your Dutch Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Given Names of the Jewish Women of Damascus -1583-1909 by Jacob Rosen on Avotaynu

A Genealogical Explosion of Digital Books by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Looking for a German Surname? Try Geogen by Elise Ann Wormuth on Living in the Past: A Family History

Ten Places to Peruse When You Visit Your Ancestral Home in New England by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Fantastic Find: Historical Maps Reveal Much More Than We Think by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

New Land and Property Video on YouTube by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Family Stories

The Daughter Who Wasn’t by Schalene Dagutis onTangled Roots and Trees

Where the Common Feel Famous by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth


Using Puzzilla to Visualize My Auble Family Tree Research by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Spreadsheets for Genealogy: Airtable, Part 2 by Relatively Curious

Trello – Another Tool for Genealogy by Hilary Gadsby on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration

Tuesday’s Rant: Ancestry, Get a Chromosome Browser Already! by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

Methodology, News, Etc.

Is Mom’s Obituary an Originally Derivative Authored Narrative or What? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Cousin Russ Helps Me Share a New Idea for Genealogy Collaboration by Becky Jamison on Grace and Glory

Top 10 Things to Never Say to Potential Relatives in the Former USSR by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Findmypast Makes Good on Mocavo Promise by The Ancestry Insider

Webinars and Education

Legacy Family Tree: Mining the Uber-sites for German Ancestors by James M. Biedler, Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Southern California Genealogical Society: Translating Latin Records of German (and Other Catholic) Churches by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 6:00 p.m. (Mountain)

Florida State Genealogical Society: Using Free Third-Party Tools to Analyze Your Autosomal DNA by Blaine T. Bettinger, Thursday, 19 May 2016, 5:00 p.m. (Mountain)

Georgia Genealogical Society: The DAR Genealogical Research System by Stacie Newton, Wednesday, May 18, 8:00 p.m. (Georgia time)

Utah Genealogical Society: Finding 19th Century Land Records with 21st Century Tools by Jamie Mayhew, May 19, 7:00 p.m. (Mountain)

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