Monday Recap for October 1, 2012
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 info!
- Are You a Genealogy Geek and Proud of It? (The Huffington Post) – How you know when you’re a genealogy geek
- Trash to treasure: Historical books found (The Union Democrat) – An avid book collector discovers historical books in the trash
- Researching the Forbidden (The In-Depth Genealogist) – Have you researched your family’s forbidden secrets?
- Passion drives effort to preserve history, search for roots (The Gazette) – A woman discovers that her ancestor, a French indentured servant, was sold to an African-American family
- African American history buried in unusual places (The Gazette) – African American genealogical information discovered in an 1843 bill of sale
- Monday Recap for September 24, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Jeff Bridges – A look into Jeff Bridges’ family, including three generations of actors. Are you related?
- T.S. Eliot’s World War I Draft Registration Card – We found T.S. Eliot’s WWI draft card! Have you found any in your genealogy research?
- Today’s Release: Better Tree Matches! – We’ve made some improvements to our matching algorithm to make Tree Matches smarter!