Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

TAKE NOTE: Heads Up! Blogarama Violating Copyright? by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy


National Park Service Digital Archive Now Available by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

British resources:
Free Digital Microfilm Records to Download by Barbara J. Starmans on Out of My Tree Genealogy

Researching Genealogy at America’s Library by The Family Sleuther

Have You Ever Thought You wish You Knew a Little Swedish? by Ranae Kallman Feick on Ranae’s Swedish

Canadian Library Additions to WorldCat by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Family Stories

Be sure to leave a comment for Yvette. I loved the story of how she began:
Celebrating 25 Years of Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Jenny Jansen: Looking for My Dad (Father Search) by True Lewis on NoTeS To MySeLf

Ellen’s story, told mostly through newspaper clippings:
A Sad Career by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Don’t Wait to Make Those Calls: My Cousin Betty by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

1930 U.S. Census: Column 9. Radio Set by Pat Hartley on Ancestry Island


New Add-on Product from Shotbox by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

If you don’t attend DearMYRTLE’s weekly hangouts, you should:
Hangouts Going Away? No Worries for Us by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE

Blogs As Genealogical Sources by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Concepts – Sorting Spreadsheets for Autosomal DNA by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Methodology, News, Etc.

Not a typical list from James:
My Top Ten Genealogy Programs for Now by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Here’s Randy’s take:
My Top Ten Genealogy Research “Programs” by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Writing Ancestor Articles in 12 Easy Steps by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Understanding the historical context, especially when boundaries and governments changed often, makes for easier research:
Get a New View into Your Russian and Ukrainian Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Genealogy Education

FGS Announces Annual Conference Locations Through 2020 by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars calendar for links to hangouts and study groups.

In Spanish:
FamilySearch No Hay Otros Registros, Saturday, 20 August 2016

FamilySearch is presenting a research seminar and webinar with multiple sessions from 22-26 August 2016. These live sessions are scheduled all day long from Monday through Friday.

Using FindMyPast to Unlock Your Irish Ancestry, by Brian Donovan, Wednesday, 24 August 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Finding French Ancestors by Luana Darby, Friday, 26 August 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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