Monday Recap for June 17, 2013
Here are some interesting genealogy articles in the past week. Have you read a great family history article you would like to share? Tell us in the comments below.
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- The chilling pictures of suitcases left in a New York insane asylum by patients who were locked away for the rest of their lives (Daily Mail UK) – Fascinating images documenting the suitcases left behind by patients at the Willard Asylum for the Insane in Upstate New York
- The Orphaned Kirby Photo Album Has Found a Home! (The Olive Tree Genealogy) – For those of you who have been following Lorine McGinnis’ quest to discover the family in the Kirby antique photo album, you’ll be happy to know they have been found
- Last remaining descendant of Tibetan kings graduates from St. Andrew’s (Delawareonline.com) – The last descendant of Tibetan kings graduates from an American high school
- Census lost: Historic 1926 NI records may be destroyed (BBC) -The official records of the first census carried out in Northern Ireland, in 1926, no longer exist.
- 7 Tools for Your Next Family History Interview (The Armchair Genealogist) – Great tips to interview family members
- Frank Parmenter – Brickwall breakthrough (Geneartistry.com) – Always great to read about brick wall breakthroughs
- Revealed: William’s Indian ancestry. DNA tests show future monarch has clear genetic line to the former ‘Jewel in the Crown’ from Diana’s side (Daily Mail UK) – DNA tests reveal that Prince William is of Indian ancestry
- Monday Recap for June 10, 2013 – Last week’s recap
- Jamboree 2013 Recap – Check out some photos from the 44th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree in Burbank, California
- Family Tree Tuesday – John Maynard Keynes – Learn more about economist John Maynard Keynes and his family history
- Celebrating Father’s Day - See photos of famous fathers with their children