Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

NOTE: We will be on the road again with limited internet so Recommended Reads will be on hiatus for a bit after today unless we are somewhere with normal service and connections.


Genealogy Journals and Newsletters by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Revamped ScotlandsPeople Means Free Access to Births, Marriages, Deaths Index by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

This Quick Tip is true everywhere. I found my documentary proof of parentage in a land deed filed 31 years after my ancestor died:
Quick Tip: Deeds Might Have Been Recorded Much Later by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

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

Family Stories

Searching for Gold. . .farbs: A Brotman Genealogy Adventure by Amy Cohen on BrotmanBlog: A Family Journey

Remembering Mien Woordes (1916-2009) by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

We need to remember to tell our own stories, too, and not just focus on our ancestors:
40 Years Later: A Genealogy Factoid for My Descendants (September 23, 2016) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism

Grandmother Creates Brickwall with Weak Mortar, Thanks to One Detail by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The Skelly Station by Margie Tolsdorf on Cousins


Ancestral Quest: New Update by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog

Family Tree Maker News – Mac Edition by Keith Riggle on GenealogyTools

Want to Have Some Fun with Historic Images? GIF IT UP Might Be for You (Starts 1 October) by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

This Page Lets You Disable a Lot of Google’s Activity Tracking by Eric Ravenscraft on Lifehacker

10 Things I Wished I Knew When I Started My Blog by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Methodology, News, Etc.

Reaping What We Sow – Part I AND

Reaping What We Sow – Part II, both by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Mexican War Soldiers – A Project You Can by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

That old writing can be hard to decipher:
& I Was Reading Too Fast by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Research Plans, Mind Maps and a Case Study by Sue on Kindred Past

31 Days to Better Genealogy – Version 2.0 by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow Professional Genealogy Services

Dick Eastman and John Grenham, Could They Both Be Wrong? by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genealogy Education

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars calendar for ongoing hangouts and study groups. Click on the links below to register and for local webinar times.

Trails West: Crossing the Continent 1840-1869, by Mary K. Roddy, Saturday, 1 October 2016, Southern California Genealogical Society

AHA! Analysis of Handwriting for Genealogical Research, by Ron Arons, Wednesday, 5 October 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Bring ‘Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile, by George G. Morgan, Wednesday, 5 October 2016, Minnesota Genealogical Society

4 thoughts on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Linda, I finally subscribed to your blog, I’m sorry for not doing it ages ago. When I read Gail Dever’s post, I was quite surprised to see my name on the same list. Thanks to her for your address and you for the mention.

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