Monday Recap for February 11, 2013
We hope everyone had a great weekend! Check out some interesting articles in the world of genealogy below!
The Genealogy Sphere
- MN Woman Discovers Heritage in Swedish Reality Show (KSTP.com) - A woman from Minnesota learns of her ancestry through a reality show in Sweden
- A tool for finding urban ancestors (GenerousGenealogists.com) – Tips for using city directories to find relatives
- Why the princes in the tower are staying six feet under (The Guardian) – Interesting article about the Church of England’s refusal to allow forensics experts to test the bones of Richard III’s nephews
- Confederate Records for Free, Slave, White and Black (a3Genealogy blog) – Good places to look for records for your Confederate ancestors
- Black History Illuminated by Tracing Lives of Former Slaves (VOA News) – Did you know that before Arlington National Cemetery became the country’s most prestigious military cemetery, it was once a thriving community of slaves and former slaves?
- Monday Recap for February 4, 2013 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Oliver Ames - Learn more about former Massachusetts governor Oliver Ames and his family history
- New on Geni: DNA Tests for Genealogy! – Exciting news! You can now purchase DNA tests on Geni at great discounts