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Friday Finds – 09/27/13

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



New-to-Me Blogs
  • Didn’t find any this week.

Online Articles

Print Articles

  • “All Aboard! Using Railroad Employee Magazines for Your Research,” by Ed Storey, Family Chronicle, Nov/Dec 2012.
  • “Bakers Dozen,” by Rob Milson, Family Chronicle, Jan/Feb 2013.
  • “Law Books and Your Genealogy,” by David Norris, Family Chronicle, Jan/Feb 2013.

Websites & Resources

  • American Battle Monuments Commission – “Established by Congress in 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) commemorates the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces. ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 26 memorials, monuments, and markers. Nearly all the cemeteries and memorials specifically honor those who served in World War I or World War II.”
  • Nationwide Gravesite Locator – US Department of Veterans Affairs – “Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.”
  • North Carolina Digital Collections – “The North Carolina Digital Collections contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina. The Collections are free and full-text searchable, and bring together content from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina.”
  • Virginia Memory – “Virginia Memory is part of the online presence of the Library of Virginia, the state archives and reference library. The Library maintains vast and varied collections of print materials, manuscripts, archival records, newspapers, photographs and ephemera, maps and atlases, rare books, and fine art that tell the history of the commonwealth and its people.”
  • HistoryGeo – “Where Historical Maps and Family History Meet!”  Subscription site.

Upcoming FREE Webinars

Date / Time Webinar / Presenter / Host
10/05
12 PM
Central
Genealogy News at Your Fingertips: From RSS Feeds to Digital Magazine Platforms
Taneya Koonce
Southern California Genealogical Society
10/08
8 PM
Central
Up In Smoke!! What to Do When the Courthouse Burns
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen
Illinois State Genealogical Society
10/08
1 PM
Central
Documenting Cherokee Heritage
Linda Woodward Geiger
Friends of the National Archives, Southeast Region
10/15
7 PM
Central
Finding Those Who Served: Genealogy Resources at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Russell Horton
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
10/16
1 PM
Central
Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors With Newspapers
Lisa Louise Cooke
Legacy Family Tree
10/16
8 PM
Central
Effective Online Queries
Drew Smith
Southern California Genealogical Society
10/17
8 PM
Central
Zap the Grandma Gap: The 10 Best Ideas for Getting Family Involved
Janet Hovorka
Utah Genealogical Association
10/22
8 PM
Central
Duct Tape Marketing for Genealogy Professionals
Thomas MacEntee
Association of Professional Genealogists
10/23
1 PM
Central
Using Church Records to Identify Ancestors
Mary Hill
Legacy Family Tree
  • Jo Henn says:

    Thanks for the links. It’s a timely find for me as it looks like my family tree is about to migrate from Illinois back to North Carolina. :)

    September 29, 2013 at 3:57 pm

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