Category Archives: Genealogy Online

Use your library for genealogy

One of the best resources for genealogy, online or not, may be your local library’s genealogy offerings. Even the smallest of libraries has a local history section; larger ones may even have staff members with genealogy training and/or experience. Searching … Continue reading

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Unscientific survey: The top genealogy Pages on Facebook

On Facebook, besides a personal profile, you can create a “page” or public profile. A Facebook public profile gives a voice to any public figure or organization to join the conversation with Facebook users who have personal pages. Quite a … Continue reading

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Stump the Genealogist: What about the Spanish American War?

 At a recent speaking engagement, I was asked a question that stumped me at first: Where do you find records of someone who fought in the Spanish American War of 1898? (Besides Teddy Roosevelt, she meant.) Off the top of … Continue reading

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Coming in February: COG iGene Awards!

I am happy to pass on to my readers the call for submissions for the next 2011 Carnival of Genealogy. This is a site which gathers links to various, and diverse, genealogy blogs all on a common topic. You can thus … Continue reading

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Media Release: Where to find genealogy software reviews

GenSoftReviews, the website where genealogists and family tree researchers review and rate their software, now lists over 500 different programs  GenSoftReviews is a website that allows users of genealogy software to rate and review the programs they’ve used or tried. This … Continue reading

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1890 Census

A reminder for genealogy newbies: the 1890 Census exists only in fragments that survived a 1921 fire. However, some substitutes are available for specific areas. Read the article at the link for more! del.icio.us Tags: Genealogy,history,genealogy online

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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

Roots & Branches: Shay or Harper? DNA holds the answer ‎Lebanon Daily News - James M. Beidler - 2 days agoOnly in the brave new world of DNA genealogy can you start out looking for Shays and end up finding that you’re a Harper. … Ask a genealogist … Continue reading

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Yay for RootsTV!

The news was stunning.  Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak was going to stop doing  RootsTelevision.com! But her loyal fans (and I am one!!) inundated Megan and Og  with emails, tweets, and Facebook postings and messages saying how much the site meant to us. … Continue reading

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Fab Forty – Family Tree Magazine

Fab Forty – Family Tree MagazineOutstanding article about outstanding writers! A must read!

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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

A collection of links to recent news articles about DNA and Genealogy. HI MATT!   Tutankhamun: Research continues on his genealogy News Trends (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎   The DNA testing program also addresses another major figure of ancient Egypt, Queen Nefertiti, wife of … Continue reading

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