Burial Spots! Recipes! Fiery Ends! — It’s Follow Friday!

What I Was Reading This Week: Looking for bonds by The Legal Genealogist 4 Things To Do Before You Donate Your Genealogy by Amy Johnson Crow Copyright and the recipe by The Legal Genealogist 517 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA from Historic Wanderings 21 Valentine Days and County from Trials and Tribulations of a Self-Taught Family... Continue Reading →

Roots Tech! Slave Petitions! 52 Ancestors! — It’s Follow Friday!

  What I Was Reading This Week: A 1779 Slave Petition finally passes in the New Hampshire Legislature, 233 years late from Nutfield Genealogy Just Go Do It. Now.  from No Story Too Small Records of Rights from The National Archives Why You Can't Do All Your Research Online from Michael J Leclerc Why Coca-Cola... Continue Reading →

Hallowed Ground! Driving Your Research! Muses! — It’s Follow Friday!

What I Was Reading This Week: A Family Tapestry: A Flower-Filled Remembrance from A Family Tapestry Following Your Favorite Blogs Using Feedly from No Story Too Small Quick Tips: Source Analysis 101 from Evidence Explained Why Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island (and One That Was) from The New York Public Library... Continue Reading →

What We Must Remember. Gettysburg. Kennedy. It’s Follow Friday

Headline from November 23, 1963. Found on Newspapers.com What I've been reading this week: Find Your Mexican Ancestors Using Obituaries from Mexican Genealogy My Okie from Muskogee from A Southern Sleuth Wordless Wednesday from California Genealogical Society and Library I Have No Memories of JFK, and Why That Matters from No Story Too Small Hundred-year... Continue Reading →

Ancestry Reference Desk and Roots Tech 2013. It’s Follow Friday!

I've not been posting for a couple of weeks.  I've been traveling a lot.  I presented to about 1000 people at the Midwest Genealogy Center's Ancestry Day and I'm now at Roots Tech 2013. Also, I've been ramping up a new blog for Ancestry.com called Ancestry Reference Desk (http://www.ancestry-reference-desk.com)  My goal, is to create a... Continue Reading →

Ancestors from Outer Space and Constructive Criticism. It’s Follow Friday!

Here's what I've been reading this week: Two on Archives.com What to Do if You Think Your Ancestors Came From Outer Space Keeping Track on the Road to Proof Slavery-Related Court Petitions Online Database from Genealogy Decoded Two from The Legal Genealogist California's sole traders from The Legal Genealogist The boy who lived from The... Continue Reading →

Moonshine, Civil War, Newspapers and an Assassin. It’s Follow Friday!

What I've been reading and writing this week.  Enjoy! Philippina's Choice from The Legal Genealogist This may be why your Civil War ancestor lost an arm or leg from Poore Boys in Gray Researching Newspapers for Genealogy for Free from The Ancestor Hunt You Don't Always Have To Be There: Is That a Problem? from... Continue Reading →

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