Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 22-Dec. 6, 2010
Another fun week in the world of Genealogy. I never thought I’d mention Christopher Columbus and Martha Stewart in the same recap!
The Genealogy Sphere
- Use holiday get-togethers to fill out family tree (The Arizona Republic) – As this will be my first holiday season home as a genealogist, I’m planning on spending some time with my extended family to work on my tree
- Genealogy: Save, save, save; copy, copy, copy (Coshocton Tribune) – This advice can’t be reiterated enough!
- Learning terminology will help track ancestors’ land claims (Asheville Citizen Times) – A good explanation of some terminology used to describe land ownership in different eras.
- Technologists and genealogists coming to Utah (Mormon Times) – As technology and genealogy continue to overlap, expect to see more conferences like this one.
- What to expect this coming year (Green Valley News and Sun) – Half recap of current genealogy affairs, half predictions for next year. Also, apparently Martha Stewart is on the genealogy bandwagon.
- The Origins of…O.K. (MyHeritage) – Apparently, OK is the old LOL. Fun, interesting read.
- Columbus Was Son of Polish King (AOL News) – Portuguese historian Manuel Rosa spent more than 20 years researching Christopher Columbus, and his conclusion is quite unexpected.
- Interview – Matt Johnson of tpstry (Geneabloggers) – Interview with the founder of tpstry, a new genealogy collaboration site. Worth checking out.
- Featured Project: Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II – Our first featured Project, created by a descendant of this line.
- The Big Tree: Approaching 50 Million Profiles – Last week we launched our World Family Tree page, which is tracking the progress of the Geni community.
- Updates: More Wikitext and Project Notifications – Some enhancements we released last week.
- Family Tree Tuesday – Paul Revere – Did you know that Paul Revere is related to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?
- Monday Recap for the Week of Nov. 22-29, 2010 – Last week’s recap.
Last Week’s Highlighted Profiles
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