Monday Recap for October 29, 2012
Are you ready for Halloween? Check out some fun genealogy articles for some early treats!
The Genealogy Sphere
- 10 Reasons to Join a Genealogy Society (Finding Our Ancestors blog) – The top ten reasons you should join a genealogy society
- Family Tradition: Did Lizzie Borden’s Ancestor Kill His Mother Too? (History.com) – An interesting article that looks into Lizzie Borden’s ancestor, Thomas Cornell, who was hanged in Rhode Island for the murder of his mother.
- Treasure Chest Thursday: Writing the History of Your Heirloom (The Family Curator) – Great tip for leaving notes to describing your family heirlooms
- Did They Always Tell the Truth? (Heritage Forensics) – How truthful are the records you’re looking at?
- How do you get past the 1880-1990 census gap? (Video) (Examiner.com) – Part one of Robin Foster’s series offering tips on how to overcome the challenge of finding family in 1900
- Antoni Dobrowolski, oldest Auschwitz survivor, dies (BBC) – Sadly, the oldest known survivor of Auschwitz passed away at the age of 108
- Why We Care About Our Ancestry (LiveScience.com) – A look into why we care about our ancestry
- Monday Recap for October 22, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – James Spader – Learn more about James Spader’s ancestry!
- Albert Einstein’s Declaration to Become a U.S. Citizen – Check out all the rich genealogical data that can be found in Einstein’s naturalization records