Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Top 10 Genealogy Resources by Michael Hait on Planting the Seeds

For Dutch census records:
Source – Census Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

I am doing the genealogy happy dance over these two announcements. I just hope they include the Calais Advertiser from Maine and the Passaic Herald News from NJ:
Historical Maine Newspapers to Be Digitized by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

New Jersey Newspapers to Be Digitized & Posted at Chronicling America by Leland Meitzer on GenealogyBlog

8 Weeks to Better Rhode Island Research – Week 7 – Military and Pensions by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family

Family Stories

In Honor of My Dad’s 101st Birthday by Valerie Hughes on Genealogy with Valerie

Amy has found another branch of her family tree and celebrated with them:
My Cousin Ben’s Bar Mitzvah by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog:
A Family Journey

Finding the Parents of William Hawley. . .One Step Closer on Genealogist on a Journey


Why I Wish the DAR DNA Policy Was a Little Different by Diahan Southard on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

LifePosts – Where You Can Tell the Story of Family and Friends by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Trello’s Power-Ups Are Now Available to Free Users by Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker

6 Study Tips from the Winner of Evernote’s Twitter Sweepstakes by SiNing Chan on Evernote Blog

Methodology, News, Etc.

Libraries Are Helping Patrons Digitize! by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Female Descendants of Bounty Mutineers Wanted for DNA Testing by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Finding Widows, Disappearing Husbands, and Lost Relatives by Amie on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Essex, England Record Office Team Member to Be Based in Boston by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Launching the Converso Genealogy Project: Tracking the Diaspora of the New Christians by Adam Brown on Avotaynu Online

No, everything isn’t online:
The Joys of a Research Trip by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

A great list of tips here:
Brick Walls From A to Z – The Original by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Don’t Ignore Signs of a Genealogy Mistake by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy When It Has Stalled by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Genealogy Education

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinar calendar for ongoing hangouts and study groups.

Click on the webinar registration link for local times:
FamilySearch British Research: Ask Your Question, Monday, 29 August 2016

One thought on “Recommended Reads”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.