Monday Recap for July 30, 2012
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 ex-slave’s letter to master come to be? (TheGrio.com) – Read the story behind an ex-slave’s letter to his former master
- Surprising link found in Obama’s family tree (CBS News) – Researchers say that DNA tests reveal that President Obama is the direct descendant of John Punch, the first documented slave in the American colonies
- Part 1: How do you research using death certificates? (Examiner.com) – Robin Foster offers great advice on how to do genealogy research using death certificates
- Monday Recap for July 23, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Alexandra Wentworth – Learn more about actress and comedienne Alexandra Wentworth’s family tree on Geni!
- DNA Testing for Genealogy – Getting Started, Part Two – Part 2 of CeCe Moore’s DNA Testing in Genealogy series takes you over the basics of mtDNA testing in genealogy
- Genealogy and the 2012 London Olympics – Check out some great genealogy projects for the 2012 London Olympics! Do you have an Olympic athlete in your family?