Julie's Genealogy & History Hub

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Friday Finds – 02/21/4

Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.


New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles

I’m about a week behind still.  Most of these are from last week.

Website & Resources

  • The NextGen Genealogy Network – “The NextGen Generation Network exists to foster the next generation’s interest in family history and engagement in our community through digital channels which virtually connect members throughout the world.”
  • Amtsblatt der Königlichen Preußischen Regierung zu Bromberg: 1865 [Official Journal of the Royal Prussian Government to Bromberg: 1865] – via Google Books; other volumes also exist.
  • Topographisch-statistisches Handbuch des Preußischen Staats [Topographical and statistical manual of the Prussian State] – via Google Books; published in 1889.  Whole title translates to:  Topographical and statistical manual of the Prussian State: Or alphabetical list of all the cities, towns, villages, manors, granges, mills, or other inhabited buildings, factories and land, leading its own name, with an exact description of the latter.
  • birchGenealogy – Wiki, with main focus on Posen, Prussia.
  • The Great Migration Study Project – “The aim of the Great Migration Study Project is to compile comprehensive genealogical and biographical accounts of every person who settled in New England between 1620 and 1640. Between these years about twenty thousand English men, women, and children crossed the Atlantic to settle New England. For a century and a half genealogists have been studying these families, and thousands of books and articles have been published as a result.”
  • Chronicling Illinois – “Chronicling Illinois showcases collections and items from the vast Illinois history holdings of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.”

Upcoming FREE Webinars

Date / Time Webinar / Presenter / Host
02/26
1 PM
Central
Searching for Surnames: Challenges, Pitfalls, and the Downright Ridiculous
Kirsty Gray
Legacy Family Tree
02/27
3 PM
Central
Researching the State Land Records of Pennsylvania
Aaron McWilliams
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
03/01
12 PM
Central
Timesaving Apps for Busy Genealogists
Lisa Alzo
Southern California Genealogical Society
03/01
4:30 PM
Central
Genealogy and Technology – State of the Union
Barbara Renick
Legacy Family Tree
03/05
1 PM
Central
Using Google Earth for Genealogy
Lisa Louise Cooke
Legacy Family Tree
03/07
1 PM
Central
Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful
Geoff Rasmussen
Legacy Family Tree
03/11
1 PM
Central
Alien Files (A-Files)
Elizabeth Burns
Friends of the National Archives, Southeast Region
03/11
8 PM
Central
Going Nuclear: DNA Discoveries to Trace All Lines of Descent
Debbie Parker Wayne
Illinois State Genealogical Society
03/12
1 PM
Central
Some Lesser Known Irish Resources
Judith Eccles Wight
Legacy Family Tree
03/12
8 PM
Central
Timeline Creation Applications
Tammy Hepps
Southern California Genealogical Society
03/18
7 PM
Central
DNA and Genealogy
Colleen Fitzpatrick
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
03/19
1 PM
Central
50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites
Kory Meyerink
Legacy Family Tree
03/19
8 PM
Central
Organizing Database Searches
Michael John Neill
Southern California Genealogical Society
03/25
2 PM
Central
Irish Resources at NEHGS
Judy Lucey
New England Historic Genealogical Society

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