Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.
- ICAPGEN: Becoming an Excellent Genealogist, DearMYRTLE
- Hello My Name Is…, Michael J. Leclerc
- AncestryDNA Results Are In…and I’m Shocked!, Mary Ellen Gorry
- A Story of Ancestral Serendipity of a Sort, LineageKeeper
- A Mother’s War Diary Launched Online, Claire Santry
- Fall Into Halloween History: Five Surprising Facts About Salem Witchcraft, Robert Wilhelm
- Software Tracks “Unrelated” Persons of Interest, Sharon Tate Moody [ Excellent post! I don’t know why I didn’t think to add them to my main database…I’ve been keeping a separate database for “possibly related” people. And I have not been really good about tracking associates other than on paper.]
- “Researching Quaker Ancestors,” by James M. Beidler, Family Tree Magazine, Oct/Nov 2012.
Websites & Resources
- Connecticut State Library Digital Collections – Various digital resources including diaries/journals and newspapers.
- Genealogy Research Tools – Mainly Luxembourg resources and information.
- Map of Pommern 1845 – David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
- Meyer’s Gazetteer of the German Empire – Available FREE on Ancestry.
- Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Prussia – Available on Ancestry with a subscription; includes all 13 provinces.
- Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical—Genealogical – Book, via Internet Archive.
|October 6||Hark! That Tombstone is Talking||Linda Woodward Geiger||Southern California Genealogical Society|
|October 8||Is Social Media a Genealogist’s Tool?||DearMYRTLE||DearMYRTLE|
|October 9||Jumping Over Hurdles in German Research||Leslie Albrecht Huber||Illinois State Genealogical Society|
|October 15||I Have an iPad and I’m Not Afraid to Use It||DearMYRTLE||DearMYRTLE|
|October 17||Online Colonial Records||Josh Taylor||Southern California Genealogical Society|
|October 17||Ten Brick Wall Tips for Intermediate Researchers||Marian Pierre-Louis||Legacy Family Tree|
|October 22||TNG of Genealogy Sitebuilding Series Workshop – Part 1||DearMYRTLE||DearMYRTLE|
|October 24||Your Civil War Ancestors: Beginning Your Research||Michael Hait||Legacy Family Tree|
|October 29||TNG of Genealogy Sitebuilding Series Workshop – Part 2||DearMYRTLE||DearMYRTLE|
|October 31||Breaking Down Your Irish Brick Wall||Judith Eccles Wight||Legacy Family Tree|