Monday Recap for October 8, 2012
Check out some great articles from the world of genealogy!
The Genealogy Sphere
- Did My Ancestors Vote? (About.com) – Kimberly Powell provides some great tips on how to use voter registration records in your genealogy research
- Has Anyone Ever Used These ‘Farm Work’ Records from Portland? (GenealogyBank) – Have you ever heard of farm work records?
- Former chief, genealogist continue trying to identify body (Bedford Journal) – How a forensic genealogists is trying to help the Bedford police department identify a victim
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know about Rachel Maddow’s Roots (The Huffington Post) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak shares ten surprising things about the political pundit’s family tree
- Palaeography: A Curcial Specialty for Successful Genealogy (The Huffington Post) – Finding an expert palaeographer can be a real asset to your genealogy research
- Studies slow the human DNA clock (Nature.com) – Improved DNA tests bring genetic accounts of human prehistory into line with archaeological data
- Still Bringing Up Stories (Fort Worth Weekly) – A new Titanic exhibit reminds a North Texan his family’s tie to the tragedy
- Mole in place at the Archives (The National Archives) – A preserved mole skin was discovered among Civil War Widows Certificate Approved Pension Case Files
- Romney’s English roots surprise cousins left behind (Reuters) – New research traces Mitt Romney’s ancestry to England
- Monday Recap for October 1, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – T.S. Eliot – Learn more about the famous poet’s family tree!
- Family History Month is Here – Upgrade to Pro and Give Any Relative 50% OFF! – Throughout the month of October, upgrade to Pro and give any relative a chance to save 50% on a Pro subscription
- Look Who’s Related: Ed Helms and Michelle Obama – The Office‘s Andy might not have had a connection to the First Lady, but his real life counterpart, Ed Helms, is her 18th cousin once removed!
- Celebrating 50 Years of The Beatles – Help connect all the members of The Beatles to Geni’s World Family Tree and see how you’re related!