Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Canadian Immigration to Maine, 1850-1940 AND

Thousands of Photos on Interactive Map of “Lost London”, both by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

New Digital Platform (Umbra) Makes Black History Archives MORE Accessible by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Consider Researching at BYU Library by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journey

One of the best, most touching posts I’ve read in a long time:
Every Opportunity Counts by Peggy Lauritzen on Anxiously Engaged

Michelle has been sharing an intriguing multi-part family story:
Forgive Us, by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth

Great-Grandmother’s Quilt: Eliza Jane Eagle by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble


Do You Use Reddit for Genealogy?, by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Methodology, News, Etc.

Ask Yvette – Dealing with Records Loss During World War II, by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

I find that an unsourced tree might be just as right as a sourced one, especially if the sources are “Family Data Collection” or other online trees:
I Hate to Admit That an Unsourced Tree Was Right! by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

A Box Is Just a Box, Or Is It? by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

British Ancestry? Then How British Are You? By Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog

Genealogy Education

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars Calendar for on-going hangouts and study groups. Click on the links below to determine local times.

The Family History Library has two great conferences coming up which can be accessed by webinar:
(Live at the FHL in Salt Lake or via webinar) FREE United States Research Seminar August 22-26, 2016 by Thomas MacEntee on Geneabloggers      AND

European Family History Conference, Family History Library and Webinar, 12-16 September 2016 in Salt Lake City AND 500 webinar spots. Registration begins 1 August 2016, described by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog.

The Germanic French – Researching Alsatian and Lorrainian Families, Saturday, 30 July 2016,  by John Philip Colletta on Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Solutions for Missing and Scarce Records, Saturday, 30 July 2016, by Tom Jones on Legacy Family Tree Webinars

FamilySearch U.S.: Ask Your Research Question, Tuesday, 2 August 2016

FamilySearch England Research Case Study, Thursday, 4 August 2016

Five Reasons the Records Aren’t in the Courthouse by George G. Morgan, Saturday, 6 August 2016, Southern California Genealogical Society

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