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Monday Recap for October 29, 2012

Posted October 29, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Are you ready for Halloween? Check out some fun genealogy articles for some early treats! The Genealogy Sphere 10 Reasons to Join a Genealogy Society (Finding Our Ancestors blog) – The top ten reasons you should join a genealogy society Family Tradition: Did Lizzie Borden’s Ancestor Kill His Mother Too? (History.com) – An interesting article that looks into Lizzie Borden’s ancestor, Thomas Cornell, who was hanged in Rhode Island for the murder of his mother…. Read the full story

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Monday Recap for October 22, 2012

Posted October 22, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Did you have a great genealogy-filled weekend? Take care of those Monday blues with some great genealogy articles below! The Genealogy Sphere Will Humans Eventually All Look Like Brazilians? (Livescience.com) – Evolutionary biologists say humans will eventually homogenize and approach the appearance of mixed-race Brazilians New England’s Famous Witch-Hanging Judge (Radio Boston) – New England Historic Genealogy Society’s Jeremy Sewall talks about his ancestor, Judge Samuel Sewall, who presided over the Salem witch trials Study… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for October 15, 2012

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Check out some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Finding the Birthplace of Your Immigrant Ancestor (About.com) – Kimberly Powell provides some great steps on where to get started on finding where your immigrant ancestors were born Others may claim stake in historic cemetery (Reporter Newspapers) – Locals fight a land owner’s plan to build a house on land containing a small historic cemetery 1940 census and Social Security (Examiner.com) – A… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for October 8, 2012

Posted October 8, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

Check out some great articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Did My Ancestors Vote? (About.com) – Kimberly Powell provides some great tips on how to use voter registration records in your genealogy research Has Anyone Ever Used These ‘Farm Work’ Records from Portland? (GenealogyBank) – Have you ever heard of farm work records? Former chief, genealogist continue trying to identify body (Bedford Journal) – How a forensic genealogists is trying to help… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for October 1, 2012

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Happy Family History Month! To celebrate, check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Genealogical Serendipity (Branch by Branch) – Have you ever benefited from genealogical serendipity? Another Instance of Bogus “Family Coats of Arms (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter) – Dick Eastman posted a great article about the myth of family coats of arms College Yearbooks for Non-Graduates (Genealogy Tip of the Day) – Great tip on checking yearbooks for… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for September 24, 2012

Posted September 24, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Happy Monday, everybody! Here are some interesting articles from the past week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere The Aunt I Never Knew (Kindred Spirits blog) – A great family story about a relative Kindred Spirits blogger never had a chance to know A Second Chance to Be a Genetic Pioneer (The Huffington Post) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak talks about Geno 2.0 by National Geographic First Ever English Translation of Rare 1895 Czech Resource to be Made Available… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for September 17, 2012

Posted September 17, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Check out some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Curious Cousins (Ancestors Live Here blog) – Interesting blog post from Leslie Ann about some interesting relationship paths in her family tree A drunken dandy. A Spitfire hero fuelled by Spam. And a colonel pickled in rum. The very fruity secrets I found in my family tree (Daily Mail) – A UK reporter looks into his family history Woman working to return… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for September 10, 2012

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Lots of great articles in this week’s recap! Check them out below! The Genealogy Sphere Judyanne Bowling reunited with her family after 66 years of searching(Adelaide Now) – A woman is reunited with her family through Geni after finding each other on Geni! Relationship with Lizzie Borden (Ancestors Live Here) – Blogger Leslie Ann is related to Lizzie Borden! Are you? Wanted! Family History in Wanted Posters (About.com) – Kimberly Powell discusses family history information… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for August 27, 2012

Posted August 27, 2012 by Amanda | 3 Comments

Check out some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Business Records and Your Genealogy (Arlene H. Eakle’s Genealogy Blog) – Good tips for using business records in your genealogy research Family trees: Tracing the world’s ancestor (BBC News) – In 3,000 years, someone alive today will be the common ancestor of all humanity Lost telegram revealing soldier’s death delivered after 67 years (The Telegraph) – A telegram discovered at a bus… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for August 20, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Technology links for today’s genealogyst for 17 Aug 2012 (4YourFamilyStory.com) – Caroline Pointer has a great list of must-have apps for those of you attending the FGS Conference this year in Birmingham, Alabama DNA checks done on family trees (ABC News) – Members of the South Australian Genealogy Society use DNA tests to check the accuracy of their family tree data In Andalusia,… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for August 13, 2012

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Sad that the Olympics are over? These great genealogy articles should help brighten your day! The Genealogy Sphere How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before (The Sociable) – Great tip on using Google maps in genealogy Beware Colloquialisms (Mocavo Blog) – Good advice to keep aware of colloquialisms while you research Unraveling her father’s Cold War secrets (LA Times) – A women discovers her father’s work on a top-secret… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for August 6, 2012

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Here’s our recap of some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Beware of Colloquialisms (Mocavo blog) – Good advice about being mindful of colloquial location names Obama Slave-Ancestry Report Misses Mark (The Root) – Two scholars take issue with the recent findings  about Obama’s ancestry Is there an Olympian in your Family Tree? (Nutfield Genealogy blog) – Heather Rojo shares her family connection to an Olympian 101 Best Genealogy Websites for… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 30, 2012

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Take a break from the Olympics with some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Three Tips for Genealogy Road Trips! (Past-Present-Future blog) – Smadar Belkind Gerson listed some great tips about genealogical travels! Fifty-Five Years Later, a Rising Senio’s Vacation Souvenirs Tell a Terrific Story about New York and the Value of Scrapbook Ephemera (Bees First Appearance blog) – A great look at the historic value of keeping scrapbooks How did… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 23, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy below! The Genealogy Sphere Last Revolutionary War Widow Receives Final Pension – in 1906 (GenealogyBank) – Mary Harrell-Sesniak finds the obituary of the last widow of the Revolutionary War Britain’s first black community in Elizabethan London (BBC News) – The beginnings of Britain’s first black community Coping with Conflicting Census Data (Sifting Through the Past blog) – What to do when you find errors in the census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 16, 2012

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Here’s our recap of genealogy articles from this past week! The Genealogy Sphere Lesson Learned: Be Careful Making Assumptions (Roots and Rambles) – Great advice to avoid making assumptions Carroll’s Yesteryears: Photography collection is a local gem (Carroll County Times) – A local museum holds a treasure trove of photographs of local relatives from 1900-1920s How do I document my immigrant ancestor? (Examiner.com) – Robin Foster offers tips on how to document your immigrant ancestors… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 9, 2012

Posted July 9, 2012 by Amanda | 4 Comments

Catch up on some genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere A Baby Boy! (Family Stories) – Caroline Pointer talks about receiving the baptism record of her ancestor Some basic principles of genealogy (Genealogy’s Star) – James Tanner goes over some genealogy basics to keep in mind Google Puts Twentieth Century Italian History Online (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter) – Dick Eastman reports that Google has partnered with the Italian government to post 30,000… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 2, 2012

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Here are some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Honesty & The Ethics of Genealogy (Geder Genealogy) – Blogger George Geder discusses the importance of honesty in genealogy. Genealogy Research Just Got a Whole Lot Easier — and Closer (SF Weekly) – The Alien Files (A-Files) are now available in California’s Bay Area Old African American Cemetery to be Restored (wctv.com) – The Munree Cemetery, the burial place for African… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 25, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Mitt Romney’s Mormon roots in northern England (BBC) – Mitt Romney’s ancestry traced to northern England Treasures in City Directories (About.com) – Kimberly Powell offers some great tips about using city directories in your genealogy research A War of 1812 Pension and 1940 Census Mashup! (FGS Voice) – The last widow of a War of 1812 veteran found in the 1940 census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 18, 2012

Posted June 18, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Here’s our recap for this past week in the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Documenting the Past with Pictures (kimt.com) – A woman takes photos of gravestones at a local cemetery to document them for the future In my lifetime: Bearden matriarch recalls researching family history and creating her own (KnoxNews.com) – The story of a woman’s personal journey researching her genealogy Rooting out a Hindu family history the traditional way (BBC) – A… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 11, 2012

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Here are some interesting articles from last week! Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Of Time Travel and Typhoid (Accessible Archives) – Discovering typhoid as your ancestor’s cause of death Name changes, estate executors can be found in probate notices (Bangor Daily News) – Tips on using probate records in your research Genealogy: Details found in the Atlanta Penitentiary Records 1902 – 1921 (Examiner.com) – The Atlanta Penitentiary Records offer more details into family history 1940 census:… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 4, 2012

Posted June 4, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Check out some interesting links from this past week! The Genealogy Sphere Parkman woman, British brother who presumed each other dead reunited after 48 years (Bangor Daily News) – Siblings are reunited after believing each other to be dead Decades Later, Baby’s 19th Century Gravestone Returned to Mass. Cemetery (CBS Boston) – A baby’s gravestone from 1876 is finally returned to the cemetery Pritchardville Elementary fifth-graders explore family history with scrapbooks (Islandpacket.com) – A great… Read the full story

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Recap for May 29, 2012

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We hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend! Due to the holiday, this week’s recap is a day late. Enjoy the links below! The Genealogy Sphere Turn a Genealogy Guess into a Working Theory (Olive Tree Genealogy Blog) – Tips on how to turn your guess into a working theory Where Were They? 1936 North American Heat Wave (Ancestral Breezes) – Where were your ancestors during the 1936 heat wave? Interview with Henry Louis… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 21, 2012

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Here’s a wrap-up of the past week in genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere African-American’s roots revised (MSNBC) – African-American family researcher William Holland plans a family reunion to visit the location where his ancestors were once held as slaves Using OneNote to keep up with those ancestors (4yourfamilystory.com) – Caroline Pointer presents a great video tutorial on how to use OneNote in your genealogy research New Cousins! (Ancestorslivehere.com) – Blogger Leslie Ann discovers new cousins! Morenci… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 14, 2012

Posted May 14, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

We had a great time at the NGS 2012 Family History Conference last week! Were you in Cincinnati, Ohio for the genealogy conference? Here are some interesting articles from the world of genealogy that you may have missed! The Genealogy Sphere AncestorSync Beta 2012 (Tamura Jones) – Tamura Jones reviews AncestorSync beta Family Tree Talk: Piles and piles of paper (The Ionia Sentinel-Standard) – Jim Moses discusses sorting piles of documentation for his family history… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 7, 2012

Posted May 7, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Happy Monday! NGS 2012 Family History Conference begins this week. Will you be there? Here are some great genealogy articles to check out before you go! The Genealogy Sphere Tips to Get Ready for a Genealogy Conference (Family Tree Magazine Blog) – Family Tree Magazine provides some great tips on how to prepare for a genealogy conference But How Can I Choose? Tips for Picking Conference Lectures (A Sense of Family blog) – Great tips… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 30, 2012

Posted April 30, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Have you checked out some of these interesting articles in the world of genealogy? The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Today: Ellis Island name-change rumors persist – (Green Valley News) – The truth behind the Ellis Island name-change myths Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com: Addressing Genealogists’ Concerns (Family Tree Magazine) – Family Tree Magazine provides a summary of Ancestry’s conference call addressing genealogists’ concern over their acquisition of Archives Henry Louis Gates Digs Into Samuel L. Jackson’s Genealogy on… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 23, 2012

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A recap of some interesting genealogy articles from last week: The Genealogy Sphere Dracula ‘inspired by ancestor tale’ (Leinster Express) – Historian Fiona Fitzsimons proposes that Bram Stoker’s Dracula was inspired by his ancestor and not Vlad the Impaler Stuart woman recalls life in years around recently released 1940 census (TCPalm.com) – A Florida woman finds herself in the 1940 census and discusses what life was like at the time Study reveals ‘extraordinary’ DNA of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 16, 2012

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Here’s the latest in the world of genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere What Does the 1940 Census Mean to the Genealogy Community? (Thomas MacEntee) – Thomas MacEntee likens the release of the 1940 census to Christmas for genealogists Most-Wired Generation Meets Greatest Generation in Census Frenzy (SF Gate) – A look into the 1940 census frenzy among genealogists Unsinkable Molly Brown’s daughter chose Paris over Titanic (Greenwichtime.com) – What could have been – a descendant of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 9, 2012

Posted April 9, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Since the 1940 U.S. census was released last Monday, there were a large number of census related articles. Check out a few interesting articles below! The Genealogy Sphere J.D. Salinger Found Using NYPL’s 1940 Census Tool (Gothamist) – J.D. Salinger was found in the 1940 census using the New York Public Library’s research tool Citations Explained – A Don’t Miss Resource for all Genealogists (About.com) – With the release of the 1940 census, Kimberly Powell goes… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 2, 2012

Posted April 2, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

It’s been an exciting day today with the release of the 1940 U.S. census. While you wait for your images to load, take a look at some interesting genealogy articles from the past week. The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Art (Past-Present-Future) – Smadar Belkind Gerson shares a piece from her husband’s art work inspired by their ancestors Unlocking a new door to the 1940s (Chicago Tribune) – Some tips on how to search the 1940 census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 26, 2012

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Check out some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Family Tree’s Startling Roots (New York Times) – Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers that comedian Wanda Syke has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African American he has researched. Woman traces family back to Revolutionary War (Shelby Star) – A woman traces her genealogy to the Revolutionary War beginning at an overgrown cemetery. 1800s couple’s portraits reunited with help of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 19, 2012

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Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere BBC reporter Mark Simpson learns of Titanic relative (BBC News) – Mark Simpson, a reporter for the BBC, discovers he is related to a passenger of the Titanic Titanic letter returning to Belfast (BBC News) – A litter written aboard the Titanic is brought back to Belfast for an exhibition Family Photo Preservation (Save Photo blog) – Tips on how… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 12, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Handwritten journals from Lizzie Borden lawyer donated to FRHS (The Herald News) – Hand written letters from Lizzie Borden’s lawyer were recently donated to the Fall River Historical Society Behind the Scenes of the Milstein Suspense Trailer (New York Public Library) – A behind the scenes look at the cool movie trailer-style promo video for the Milstein Division of the U.S. History, Local… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 5, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Use Google as a resource for hard-to-find books (The Joblin Globe) – Columnist Frankie Meyer gives tips on how to use Google Books in genealogy Female Ancestors: After the Marriage (RootDig.com) – Having trouble tracking down your female ancestors? This article provides some great tips. Tracing Ship Movements and Genealogy (a3Genealogy) – Genealogist Kathleen Brandt provides… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 27, 2012

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Here are this week’s links! The Genealogy Sphere Marque these records (The Legal Genealogists) – Tips on using letters of marque and reprisal documents in genealogy Use Internet to dig up family roots (ClintonNews.com) – Tips on using the Internet to research your African-American ancestry Mormon Baptism for the Dead: History and Explanation of an Unusual Ritual (Huffington Post) – There’s been some controversy lately surrounding this Mormon practice. Here’s a brief explanation of the… Read the full story

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Recap for February 21, 2012

Posted February 21, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend! To help you get back into the swing of things, check out some great articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Hitler had son with French teen (The Telegraph) – New evidence reveals Hitler fathered a son Lost and found (The Hindu) – Geni was featured in an article for The Hindu in India Rediscovering family roots (BuffaloNews.com) – A local genealogical society helps novice genealogists… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 13, 2012

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A recap of the past couple of weeks in links! The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Research vs. Privacy Restrictions (Archives.com) – Talking about privacy restrictions in genealogy research Genealogy: FamilySearch indexes all U.S. censuses, will add 1940 quickly after April release (The Salt Lake City Tribune) – 1940s census records are coming soon! How NBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Picks Its Celebrities (Investors.com) – Ever wonder how the celebrities in Who Do You Think… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 30, 2012

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Check out some great links from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere There’s no place like home…for 100 years: Centenarian lives in the house where she was born (and these days it has running water and electricity) (Daily Mail) – A woman lives in the same cottage for 100 years 8 Ways to Avoid Barking Up the Wrong Family Tree (About.com) – Genealogist Kimberly Powell offers great advice about how to avoid those wrong turns… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 23, 2012

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Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere Cause of Death – Benzol Poisoning (Adventures in Genealogy) – Genealogy blogger Deb Ruth finds cause of death in an old newspaper article Early African American Newspapers, Tell So Much (My Ancestor’s Name) – Genealogist Angela Walton-Raji discusses early African-American newspapers in genealogy GenealogyBank Adds Irish Vital Records to Historical Newspaper Archive (GenealogyBank) – Irish vital records found in old… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 16, 2012

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Today the U.S. observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which commemorates what would have been the civil rights icon’s birthday 83rd birthday. Are you working on your family tree during the holiday? Take a minute to check out some pretty interesting genealogy related articles from the past week. The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Quaker history reveals hidden genealogy (The Joplin Globe) – Journal entries lead a genealogist to discover new information about his family Family… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 9, 2012

Posted January 9, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Here are this week’s links: The Genealogy Sphere Be Careful in Your Assumptions (Thoughts from Polly’s Granddaughter) – Don’t assume you know all the facts! What Can I do to Restore an Old Photo? (Family Search) – Great tips on how to restore old photographs Searching Mexico’s census for clues about American history (CNN) – Actor Edward James Olmos talks about genealogy in the Latin community and the digitization of the 1930 Mexican census Indigenous… Read the full story

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Recap for January 3, 2012

Posted January 3, 2012 by Amanda | 3 Comments

We hope everyone had a great holiday and a happy new year! Here’s a recap of what you may have missed in the world of genealogy over the last couple of weeks. The Genealogy Sphere Seeking Kin: An Israeli finds his American cousins (JTA) – An Israeli man is reunited with his American cousins through genealogy Take research beyond names, dates and maps (Tampa Bay Online) – Suggestions on how to put your ancestors into… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 19, 2011

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Here are some interesting genealogy articles from last week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Woman searches for rightful owner of family memories (Bakersfieldnow.com) – A woman finds a suitcase full of photos and letters Unlocking decades of family histories (Portside Messenger) – A woman unlocks the genealogy of more than 200 Aboriginal families in SA Are We Going to Lose the Social Security Death Index (SSDI)? (Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak’s thoughts about the… Read the full story

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Monday Recap December 12, 2011

Posted December 12, 2011 by Amanda | One Comment

Here’s a recap of some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from last week. The Genealogy Sphere The Good News About Taxes: Finding and Using Tax Records in your Genealogy Research (Archives.com) – Tips on using tax records in your genealogy research Monday Memories: Create a heritage cookbook! (Examiner.com) – Create a heritage cookbook to share your knowledge of family history Distribution of land after death creates wealth of documents (Citizen-Times.com) – Using land… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 5, 2011

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Last week’s links in the world of genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Not Your Grandmother’s Genealogy Hobby (The Wall Street Journal) – Geni was featured in this Wall Street Journal article! Pocahontas wedding site traced (News24) – Archaeologists discover the location where Pocahontas was married 10 Questions to Ask a Research Facility Before You Visit (About.com) – Kimberly Powell’s tips on what to ask before visiting a research facility A Point of View: A convert to… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 28, 2011

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Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! In case you missed it, here are some interesting links in the world of genealogy from this past week. The Genealogy Sphere Holiday dinner table great genealogical resource (SCnow.com) – Genealogy tips for Thanksgiving Archives.com Partners with Family Tree DNA to Offer DNA Testing (SF Gate) – Archives.com announces DNA testing with Family Tree DNA Getting the Most From Genealogy Conferences (The Root) – Ways conferences can help… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 21, 2011

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Check out some links from the world of genealogy from this past week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Man Unearths Historic Cemetery in French Quarter Backyard (WDSU) – A historic discovery with deep roots in New Orleans history. U.S. Social Security Death Index to be changed (Examiner.com) – It was announced that state death records would no longer be used to add records to the SSDI database. Genealogist help pastor find his Indian roots (Plant City… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 14, 2011

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Here’s a recap of what’s happened in the past week in genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Better GEDCOM Statement (Dear Myrtle) – Dear Myrtle announces she is stepping down as moderator of the Better GEDCOM project The Big Genealogy Blog Book (We Tree) – Amy Coffin announces the release of The Big Genealogy Blog Book Researching American Indian Genealogy (Family Tree Magazine) – Family Tree Magazine has complied a list of helpful articles about researching Native… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 4th, 2011

Posted July 5, 2011 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Diana, Princess of Wales Profile of the Day: Lena Horne Profile of the Day: Antoine de Saint-Exupery Profile of the Day: Archduke Franz Ferdinand Profile of the Day: Peter Falk Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Signers of the Declaration of Independence Researching Bounty Land Warrants Free Geni Webinar Family Tree Tuesday – Aldous Huxley From the Genealogy Community Don’t Wait for the 1940 Census Don Grant,… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 27th, 2011

Posted June 27, 2011 by Geni | 2 Comments

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Sonia Sotomayor Profile of the Day: George Clooney Profile of the Day: Erich Maria Remarque Profile of the Day: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Profile of the Day: Errol Flynn Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court Special Census Records Public Editing for Pros Geni Podcast: Securing Your Genealogy Family Tree Tuesday – The Wright Brothers From the Genealogy Community EOGN Podcast:… Read the full story