Monday Recap for October 22, 2012
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 shows family history may determine financial destiny (Deseret News) – A person’s surname may be a determining factor in their lifelong success
- Newspapers: beyond birth notices, wedding announcements, and obituaries (Examiner.com) – Old newspaper articles provide greater insights into the Salem witch trials
- Memories fade faster than you think (Tbo.com) – Take caution when looking at primary sources; memories have a way of changing over time
- The Bridge Wore a Gray Gown (Adventures in Genealogy blog) – Tragedy strikes a couple before their wedding day
- Monday Recap for October 15, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Cokie Roberts – Did you know journalist Cokie Roberts is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger William Brewster?
- Old Photos Find Their Way Home – Geni user Paul Hart shares the story of how he reunited old family photos with the descendants of his grandmother’s foster family
- New video depicts human migration across generations – Researches at the Whitehead Institute use Geni’s open API to create this amazing video depicting human migration across generations