Monday Recap for March 12, 2012
Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy!
The Genealogy Sphere
- Handwritten journals from Lizzie Borden lawyer donated to FRHS (The Herald News) – Hand written letters from Lizzie Borden’s lawyer were recently donated to the Fall River Historical Society
- Behind the Scenes of the Milstein Suspense Trailer (New York Public Library) – A behind the scenes look at the cool movie trailer-style promo video for the Milstein Division of the U.S. History, Local History and Genealogy
- Police trace family of reclusive twin sisters found dead at home (with a little help from amateur genealogists) (Daily Mail) – Investigators were able to trace the family of TV twins who were found dead in their California home.
- Footprints of Jerome Bettis’ Family Tree (About.com) – Genealogist Kimberly Powell examines the online footprints of retired NFL player Jerome Bettis’ family tree
- Peter Ross: Big in Little Ireland (scotsman.com) – Small town in Scotland celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with pride
- Cookbooks for Genealogy? (TNGenWeb) – Interesting genealogy information found in cookbooks
- Monday Recap for March 5, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Alexander Graham Bell and the First Telephone – On March 7, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was issued a patent for the telephone
- Celebration of Purim – A look at what happens during while celebrating the Jewish festival of Purim
- Video of Geni’s RootsTech Presentation Now Available – The video for Noah Tutak’s RootsTech presentation “Privacy in a Collaborative Environment” is now available!
- Middle Names in Genealogy – In honor of Middle Name Pride Day, we took a look at middle names in genealogy. What’s the story behind your middle name?