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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.
New Carroll County, TN Books Released
The Tennessee Genealogical Society is pleased to announce the publication of the Carroll County, TN books. They contain Varied Records, Court Minutes, Tax Records, etc. Come learn more about this exciting new genealogical resource.
FamilySearch is adding FREE new images quite often. Make sure you check back to see what is new. The new images can be distinguished between the records already there by the *Asterick star. Here is what is newly added as of March 30, 2011.
Sharing and Receiving Photographs
My thoughts today are about pictures. So many times I look at pictures at a family’s home and think to myself, “one day I’ll ask for a copy of this” or “I wonder who is in this picture, one day I will have to figure that out”. Do not delay. Here are tips on getting and sharing photographs.
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