A brief list of articles that caught my attention on the web this week.
April 17, 2019
- Linda Stufflebean continues her social history series, “3+3= SOME FUN SOCIAL HISTORY GENEALOGY SITES, PART 2“
- Roberta Estes has some advice on “Using Ancestry’s Tree Tags.” One of Ancestry newer features intended to help filter your DNA matches.
April 18, 2019
- Amie Tennant updated her post on “Family Reunion Ideas: Top 10 Ways to Incorporate Family History“
- More Thru-Lines irregularities – “ThruLines Grabs Any Old Relationship“
April 19, 2019
- Rhonda McClure posted, “Digging Deep,” imploring us to take the next step to understand why a record was created in the first place. She talks about the instructions given to 1910 census enumerator, which may explain why your ancestor was recorded the way they were.
April 20, 2019
- Will Moneymaker talks about “Be Selective in Your Genealogy Research.” Focusing on one line at a time. With so many lines to choose from, it can be overwhelming.
April 21, 2019
- Harold Henderson compares “Books vs Articles.” As someone who desires to write a book on his heritage, I can relate to his comments.
April 22, 2019
- Jenny Hansen has a great “Introductory Guide to Scandinavian Naming Patterns.” At some point I will need to get my head wrapped around this for the Swedes in my tree.
- Nicole Dyer has a podcast explaining how to apply the Genealogical Proof Standard with FamilySearch, “RLP 41: FamilySearch FamilyTree and the GPS.”
- The Family History Fanatics talk about the motivation behind writing your family history, “Why Write a Family History if No One Wants to Read it?”
- Rachel Popma talks about “How to Use Fire Insurance Maps for Family History Research.” I enjoy looking at the maps, they provide good information for researching neighbors.
April 23, 2019
- The Family History Fanatics make some great suggestions in writing up a query in “How not to ask for help with your research query?“
- James Tanner recommends focusing on the fundamental aspects of research in “5 Steps to Improving Your Family History Experience.”