Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Using court record clues in a different way:
The Mileage Fee by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Canadian Public Libraries Genealogy Databases AND

Further Genetic Genealogy Ireland Presentations on YouTube both by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Family Stories

To pay or not to pay, when unusual records are lurking? In this case, I agree – I’d probably not order them:
Is It Worth It to Get Records of a 1934 Inquest? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Although I have deep New England roots, I had never heard of this tradition:
The Five Kernels of Corn Myth at Thanksgiving by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Dying obviously isn’t funny, but I love the play on words:
Toward Died in Forward by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Sometimes DNA testing just tantalizes:
So Close. . .and Yet So Far Away by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


And more on the “We’re Related” app:
The “We’re Related” App on – Don’t Automatically Extend My Pedigree by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Two good reads on DNA research:
Building Your Personal Mitochondrial Tree by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology, News, Etc.

Preserving Whole Newspapers and Newspaper Pages by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Scribbles of Some Importance – Primary Records and Why You Need Them by D.M. Walsh on Exploring My Family History – Past and Present

A reminder about flash drives:
The Closest Drawer, and the Death of USB Flash Drives by Drew Smith on Rootsmithing: Genealogy, Methodology and Technology

Genealogy Education

A nudge from James:
Jumpstart Your Family History in Ten Steps: Step Nine – Start Reading or Attending Classes or Both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

With the Thanksgiving holiday, this coming week has few webinars on the GeneaWebinars calendar, but be sure to check this calendar weekly.

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