Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


African American Travel 1930s-1960s – The Travelers’ Green Book by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Latin Legal Terms for Genealogists – Part One by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Because it’s not online, this great resource is overlooked by most:
Manuscripts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

Family Stories

If you haven’t read Michelle’s story, you are missing a great one:
Where Is My Peach Pie? by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth

Reuniting Two Families After 115 Years Teaches Important Life Lessons by Vera Miller on Finding Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

A Special Homecoming Spurred by DNA by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

Rutners Down Under, 17 Years in the Making by Lara Diamond on Lara’s  Jewnealogy


How to Share Folders on Dropbox by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

If you are considering or are already writing a blog, be sure to read Roberta’s recommendations:
Blogging – Ins and Outs, Dos and Dont’s by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Methodology, News, Etc.

Pursuing Genealogy on a Shoestring Budget – Association Memberships by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Why Are There Limits on Reading EBooks? AND

Patronymics in the British Islands and Ireland, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Don’t forget to check with your local genealogical or historical society or public library. Someone might have recorded all the inscriptions many years ago when the stones were legible:
Taking Pictures of Stone You Cannot Read by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Genealogy Education

FamilySearch England Research Case Study Webinar on Tuesday, June 7, 1:00 p.m. (Pacific)

Researching Your Washington State Ancestors by Mary Roddy on Legacy Family Tree Webinars on Wednesday, June 8, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific)

Introduction to the Freedmen’s Bureau by Angela Walton-Raji on Legacy Family Tree Webinars on Friday, June 10, 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)

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