Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

NOTE: I have good internet access this week, so Recommended Reads is back, but will go back on hiatus for a bit longer as I lose that access. This week’s list is a bit shorter due to travel.


NYPL Digitizes New York City Directories + Where We Can Find Directories for Other Locales by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Fantastic Video Find: “Black ProGen: North and South Carolina Genealogy Research by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

YouTube: The History of Europe Map Animated by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Family Stories

Check out Lara’s trip of a lifetime in her series of posts:
Ukraine Trip Post # 9 – Day 7 (September 7, 2016), Part 2 by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Amy has also made real progress on identifying her extended family in her post series:
Double Cousins. . .Everywhere! by Amy Cohen on BrotmanBlog: A Family Journey

I missed the earlier post, being in the road, but there is a link in Tony’s current post:
More on George Hearson by Tony Proctor on Parallax View


Eight Microsoft Word Shortcuts You May Not Know by Alan Henry on Lifehacker

Explore Over 500 Years of English Slang with This Online Dictionary by Patrick Allan on Lifehacker

TimeYourWeb Tracks and Analyzes How Long You Spend on Every Website by Eric Ravenscraft on Lifehacker

Methodology, News, Etc.

Join the “31 Days” Challenge to Share Your Genealogy Research Tips by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

A unique presentation from John:
The Periodic Table of Genealogy by John D. Reid on Canada’s AnglCeltic Connections

Genealogy Education

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars calendar for ongoing chats and hangouts. Click on the links to find local meeting times.

FamilySearch Scotland Key Websites, Monday, 24 October 2016

FamilySearch Finding French Family Online, Tuesday, 25 October 2016

FamilySearch Scotland’s Rich Civil Registration Records, Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Family Search Research Logs: A Tool for Organizing Your Research, Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Flip for Flickr: Share, Save and Store Your Family Photos, by Maureen Taylor, Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

FamilySearch Scotland’s Lost Other Half: Tracing Difficult Ancestral Lines in Non-Parochial Registers, Wednesday, 26 October 2016

FamilySearch Tracing Scots Ancestry Using Church of Scotland Parochial Registers, Thursday, 27 October 2016

FamilySearch Your British Questions Answered, Friday, 28 October 2016

One thought on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Thank you for including my post! I still would like to find a way to subscribe to your blog by email as I never remember to check Feedly. Is there a way you can add that option?

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