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Visiting Your Ancestral Town Review
Carolyn Schott wrote the book Visiting Your Ancestral Town. These series are “created especially for the action-oriented person who wants to try something new and wants to find out about it now.” It is a wonderfully written book designed to help someone as they make plans to travel.
Black Sea German Research Review
I recently discovered a great website for researching ancestors that are German that resided near the Black Sea, Black Sea German Research. Come learn more about this AWESOME genealogical and historical resource!
African American Genealogy Research Publication
Michael Grant Hait, CG has released African American Genealogy Research in a laminated form. It is part of the Genealogy at a glance series. Anyone who has any dealings with African American research will find this as a “must have” for their library.
Family Histories & Pedigrees for Today's Children
The definition of a Family had changed a lot over the last few years. The creators of genealogical software are working on keeping up with the times, but are we keeping up personally? I belong to a chat that has been pondering this topic and really got me to thinking.
National Archives of Ireland
As we research our families with Irish ancestry, there are resources available to assist us. At the start of their Civil War in June 1922, almost all of their archives were destroyed by fire. Here are some resources that are available in doing your Irish Family History.
David Rencher's What? It's Not in Salt Lake City
Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research was this past week in Birmingham, AL at Samford University. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot. We had a banquet and David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA, was the Guest Speaker for the banquet. His topic was - What? It’s Not in Salt Lake City?
Free Family History Webinars
Legacy just announced upcoming FREE Webinars. Check them out and register early!
Casefile Clues for Beginners
In the past I have written about Casefile Clues written by Michael John Neill. He has found that many just getting started could benefit from the same format, but on a beginner level. He has just announced the formation of Casefile Clues for Beginners.
Civil War Medicine Links
War is not a pretty place, and when you are sick, it is even uglier. During the Civil War, the care of our soldiers was not always met in the best or sanitary conditions. But, the doctors did the best they could with what they had. Here are some links to help you learn more.
Informant's Knowledge and Memories
Sometimes information given on genealogical documents are only as accurate as the informant’s knowledge and memories. The information given may be incorrect or just part of it is correct; it may not be given in error intentionally, the mistaken facts can lead us as researches in wrong directions.
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