I spend a lot of time reading, blogging and attending webinars. Sharing discoveries from each week. Hope you find something educational and entertaining.
Finding Your Ancestors Using Employment Records by James Tanner on The Family History Guide Blog
How I Discovered My Cousin was a Victim of Stalin's Purges by Jana Iverson Last of Laura's Jewnealogy
MILITARY MONDAY ~ Locating a picture of Frank Gillespie (1894-1916) A young man who gave his life fighting inWorld War I by Diane Gould Hall of Michigan Family Trails
How to Evaluate an AncestryDNA Thrulines Hypothesis by Nicole Dyer of Family Locket
Is GEDmatch Accurate and Legit? by Margaret O'Brien of Data Mining DNA
One Hundred Years Ago: The Art of Driving a Motorcycle by Janice Brown of New Hampshire's History Blog
Instead of Indexing, Trying Something New by Jacqi Stevens of A Family Tapestry
Ancestral Traditions: Occupation and Middle Name by Marian B. Wood of Climbing My Family Tree
Metadata and Family Photos with Christopher Desmond of the Family History Metadata Group on the Photo Detective
Blogs with weekly list
Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings - Genealogy News and Educations Bytes - Friday, 20 November 2020 and Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Linda Stufflebean of Empty Branches on the Family Tree - Friday's Family History Finds
John D. Tew of Filopietism Prism: Saturday Serendipity (November 21, 2020)
A majority of my ancestral lines come from the Czech Republic (mainly Bohemia) and Slovakia. I became a member of the Bohemians In America Facebook Group several years ago. This is a very active page, with researchers sharing information, food, customs and much more.
Podcasts and more
Laura Hedgecock: Sharing Stories Big and Small on Stories in Our Roots with Heather Murphy
Upcoming - Mapping Miles from the Antebellum South to Freedom with Tanisha L. Watson on Blog Talk Radio Genealogy Talk Show with Bernice Bennett - January 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
Webinars and Online learning
Ready for the 1950 United States Federal Census? I'm have April 1, 2022 marked in red on my calendar. Until then, Stephen P. Morse has the 1950 Tutorial Quiz: How to Access the 1950 Census in One Step. Great information to prepare.
Genealogy TV offers a downloadable 16 page eBook called "Trace Your Family Tree for Free!"
Free Education for You: NYG&B's Day of Giving Back from NYG&B - December 1, 2020 - Like NYG&B's Facebook page or sign up for newsletter. They will email a link to watch.
- Release Your Inner Sherlock! Exploring genealogy for the first time - Presented by Jennifer Baldwin
- "Deemed a Runaway" - Black Laws of the North - Presented by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
- That What's New in DNA Update - Presented by Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD
- Strengthen Your Analysis: Transcribing and Abstracting - Presented by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL
Chatting DNA & Genealogy with Expert Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters on Are You My Cousin?
Virtual Family Reunions and Is this MY Mary Smith? on Genealogy Quick Start LIVE
Genealogy Tip Tuesday: Irish Immigration Research Tips by The Genealogy Reporter
How Well do Desktop Tree building Tools Handle GEDCOM Imports? on Genealogy Software Showcase