I read many helpful and inspirational articles this week. Thank you to all those who contribute such great reads to the blogosphere! Here are just a few of the articles I thought you might enjoy. To see more lists of geneabloggers’ favorite posts, check out Randy Seaver’s “pick posts” section here. Research Tips Jumpstarting Your Genealogy […]
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When I was 12, a generous family history consultant in my LDS ward in Seattle helped me copy the pictures of my ancestors to add to a little booklet I was making for a young women’s project. Her name is Nancy Kirkpatrick. Her passion and support was one of the keys to our family getting started in genealogy! […]
Favorite Reads of the Week: 7 May 2016 – Ancestor book for kids, new genetic genealogy workbook, FamilySearch tips
I wish I had more time to read all the wonderful blog posts and articles that are posted each week about genealogy and family history! Here are some of the posts I did get to read. I love the Eyre’s idea to make an ancestor book, and am excited about the new Genetic Genealogy Workbook […]
Why is genealogy important? Joey Caccarozzo says, “I think it is important to understand the decisions, challenges, and sacrifices that our ancestors made in order for us to be living our lives today.” For today’s spotlight, she shares how she got started in family history, school projects that inspired her, and the what she does now to share […]
Here are seventeen articles that I liked this week. Enjoy! Preservation Week During Preservation Week, libraries all over the country encourage us to carefully preserve the unique items in our family’s holdings. Tips for preserving valuable family history collections, items by Twila Van Leer at Deseret News I have pictures and letters and mementos and a whole […]
For May, the Family Locket Book Club for Kids is reading “Me and My Family Tree” by Joan Sweeney, illustrated by Annette Cable. We are sharing two family tree projects to do along with reading and discussing the book. This post contains affiliate links. If you click the links and make a purchase, we receive a […]
Today’s post is by Devon from A Patient Genealogist. If you have an idea to share in a guest post, please contact email@example.com. We’d love to hear what you’re doing to share, teach, and encourage others in family history! When we focus on stories of the heart, we turn people willingly to family history. Ask someone to […]
If I could travel back in time to meet an ancestor, I would go back to October 10, 1837, when my 4th great grandfather Thomas Bradley was committed to Lincoln Castle Prison for the manslaughter of his step-father. Autumn at Lincoln Prison in 1848 | Historic Lincoln Trust While in prison for this misdeed, he […]
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