Monday Recap for November 21, 2011
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 Courier & Tribune) – An amateur genealogist helps a fellow trace his Cherokee Indian roots.
- Archives.com Partners with the National Archives to Unveil the 1940 Census (Archives.com) – It was announced that Archives.com will provide the public with digital access to the 1940 U.S. Census.
- How an oral history interview can help your genealogy research (The Jersey Journal) – Tips on interviewing your relatives.
- Lost cousins unite thanks to Holocaust database (Associated Press) – Lost cousins are reunited thanks to a family photo recently uploaded to Yad Vashem‘s online database of Holocaust victims.
- African-Americans to reunite with Ghanaian ancestry (The Spectator) – African Americans are to be reunited with biological families in Ghana through DNA.
- Family tree searches time-consuming, enlightening (Richmond Times-Dispatch)- Genealogy research can takes lots of time, but has great rewards.
- Monday Recap for November 14, 2011 – Last week’s recap
- Native American Genealogy on Geni – Check out some great Native American genealogy projects
- African American Genealogy Part XII: Home is Where the Heart is – The final installment of our African American Genealogy Series with Sharon Morgan.
- Look Who’s Related: Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder – Superman is related to Lois Lane! See how Christopher Reeve is related to other notable figures.
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