Recap for May 29, 2012
We hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend! Due to the holiday, this week’s recap is a day late. Enjoy the links below!
The Genealogy Sphere
- Turn a Genealogy Guess into a Working Theory (Olive Tree Genealogy Blog) – Tips on how to turn your guess into a working theory
- Where Were They? 1936 North American Heat Wave (Ancestral Breezes) – Where were your ancestors during the 1936 heat wave?
- Interview with Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Finding Your Roots May 19, 2012 – Listen to Genealogy Gems’s Lisa Louise Cooke interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
- Nazi legacy: The troubled descendants (BBC News Magazine) – Descendants of Nazis deal with the crimes committed by their ancestors
- Roster From Ben Franklin’s Fire Department Found (History.com) – The roster for Ben Franklin’s first volunteer fire department has been found
- Killed by Cholera (Hartlepool Mail) – A family researcher discovers that her ancestor died from cholera
- DNA study seeks origin of Appalachia’s Melungeons (Telegram.com) – DNA tests used to discover the origin’s of Appalachia’s mysterious mixed race residents
- News anchor does genealogy search to find lost family history (KVUE.com) – A local news anchor discovers his family history
- Monday Recap for May 21, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti – Learn more about English poet and painter Dante Gariel Rossetti’s family tree
- Look Who’s Related: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – See how Brad Pitt is related to Jesse James, Prince William, Spike Lee and Angelina Jolie
- Memorial Day – Remembering Our Fallen Soldiers – Remembering our fallen soldiers on Memorial Day