Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


Although some of these are Australian/U.K. sites, think outside the box about what type of records she has found and then search for those same kinds of resources in your locations of interest:
40 of My Favourite Genealogy Indexes and Sources by Judy Webster on Genealogy Leftovers

A reminder to check out your state archives collection. James visited a state near and dear to my heart:
Taking a Look at the Maine State Archives by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Family Stories

I love these vintage cards and the Christmas Eve memories:
Sepia Saturday #361: Christmas Eve at Gram’s House on Strait from NJ

Did you know Carolyn Kriebel? If so, Tracy needs your help:
American Bandstand by Tracy Meyers on Family Preserves

I LOVE this story:
Trip Notes by Israel P. on All My Foreparents

It takes persistence, but it can be done, as Dana proves:
How I Discovered the Origins of 6 of My German Immigrant Families by Dana (Stewart) Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

This is way worse than my quadruple Lakin-Shepley descent:
This Makes Your Research Look Easy! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


Methodology, News, Etc.

The bane of a researcher’s existence and it always seems to be a site that has that unique, badly wanted piece of info:
Impermanent Links by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Getting Past Overwhelm by Breaking a Project Down by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Mary is pondering a one universal tree:
FamilySearch Family Tree?  Or Not? by Mary Foxworthy on Roots & Stuff

Have you thought about archiving your work?
Column – Destroyed by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Some Holiday Cheer

Favorite Christmas Carol by John Newmark on TransylvanianDutch

Blog Caroling – “Angels We Have Heard on High” by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

My First Blog Caroling! by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Blog Caroling – “O Holy Night” by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

The Sussex Carol – Blog Caroling with footnoteMaven by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

A Christmas Tree by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Christmas Meme 2012 Updated with Pauleen in Australia and Randy Seaver

2016 GeneaSanta Letters with Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

A Vintage Christmas Carol from Rudolph Friml by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator

Historical Records of an American Santa Claus by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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