Monday Recap for January 30, 2012
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
- With DNA Testing, Suddenly They are Family (New York Times) – Adoptees discover family through DNA testing
- Siblings learn of each other via Web (JournalGazette.net) – Online genealogy research leads to the discovery of a long lost sibling
- Grave Spotting: The 15-Year-Old Who Was Killed While Dodging Kisses in the Met Life Building (Gothamist) – A tombstone and old newspapers reveal a tragic and unusual story
- JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth gets a complete genealogy (The Guardian) – Emil Johansson takes on the Lord of the Rings family tree
- ‘Tartan Butler’ helps visitors trace their roots (MSN) – The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland announces the ‘Tartan Butler,’ a concierge who helps guests learn about their family history
- Fort Kent Historical Society, archives unveil massive genealogical collection (Bangor Daily News) – A massive collection of books, photographs, notes are now available to researchers at the University of Main at Fort Kent.
- Monday Recap for January 23, 2012 – Last week’s links
- Celebrating Chinese New Year – See what celebrities were born in the Year of the Dragon
- Come See the Geni Team at RootsTech 2012 – Geni is coming to Rootstech 2012!
- Featured Project: Who Do You Think You Are? – Get ready for the new season of Who Do You Think You Are? by checking out the project on Geni!