Friday, September 24, 2010

Follow Friday - Blogging gems & other finds.

A very brief recap of this past week of blogging & genealogy discovery.

Surname Saturday - Origin of Surnames - what is in a name? - Ancestor Search.

Church Record Sunday - St. Mary's Seminary & University Associated Archives - website that is one of the most significant repositories for relating the early history of the Catholic Church in the United States.

Military Monday - Researching Civil War records - Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System - American Civil War Homepage.

Treasure Chest Thursday - Google Patents Beta - patent registered by ancestor.

Since starting this blog I have made it a habit to read at least one new blog a week. This week has been a bonanza of new and interesting discoveries. What seems to happen is that I'll find a blog that catches my interest, then glance at the bloggers "favorites". Before I know it I'm five or so deep in new blogs. These blogs are as diverse as the people themselves. So without further ado here are a few of the "gems" of this week:

AnceStories: the stories of my ancestors

Grace and Glory

Mountain Genealogists

The Turning of Generations

These are all must follow blogs!

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