Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Mappy Monday: Plan of a Mediaeval Manor by Beth Gatlin on So Many Ancestors

8 Weeks to Better Rhode Island Genealogy Research – Week 6 – Family Genealogies by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family

Family Stories

The Aftermath of a House Fire Brings Surprising Joy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

This is one of the best family stories I’ve read online, steeped with details to make you feel like you, too, are shopping on Spring Street:
Sepia Saturday #338: Shopping Spring Street on Strait from NJ

Here We Go Dancing ’round the Hill by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Almost Wordless Wednesday – Dad’s Pet Goat by Elizabeth Handler on From Maine to Kentucky

Case Study: Tracing a German Refugee, Rosa Katz Adler by Karen Frankllin on Avotaynu Online


FTDNA’s New Phasing Tool – Ashkenazi Edition by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

How Much DNA Do We Share? It Depends by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Tuesday Tip: Don’t Forget to Use WorldCat for Making Lists of Sources by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

Methodology, News, Etc.

How to Find Recent Genealogy Records That Are Not Online Yet by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Digitized Indexes Are Great, But They’re Not Everything! on The Family Sleuther

Ten Ways to Share Your Genealogy by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Avotaynu DNA Seeks Sephardi Study Participants by Adam Brown on Avotaynu Online

Resisting the Urge to Print by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Genealogy Education

Free Videos: Genealogy Tech Tips with Lisa Louise Cooke on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Click on the links for local times:

FamilySearch: Como Utilizar el Wiki de Investigacion, Saturday, 16 July 2016

FamilySearch: Norway Research Exploring Death Notices, Tuesday, 19 July 2016

FamilySearch: Norway Introduction to Probate, Tuesday, 19 July 2016

FamilySearch: U.S. Where There’s a Will, There’s a Probate, Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Organize Your Online Life, by Lisa Louise Cooke, Wednesday, 20 July 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Family Gatherings: Dragging Genealogical Information Out of Your Family by Melissa Barker, Wednesday, 20 July 2016, Georgia Genealogical Society

Organizing Your Genealogical Research Process, by Drew Smith, Wednesday, 20 July 2016, Southern California Genealogical Society

Researching European Archives from Your Easy Chair, by Lisa Alzo, Thursday, 21 July 2016, Utah Genealogical Association

Windows Ten Survival Guide for Genealogists, by Thomas MacEntee, Friday, 22 July 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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