Published by FamilyTreeGirl: Blog to Follow-Genealogist.com

On a regular basis you can find blogs to follow. Some tell stories incorporating the steps they did to accomplish a task during their genealogy research. Researching maiden names are one of those difficult tasks we all will encounter. Genealogist.com provides some tips to follow. Enjoy and good luck. http://blog.genealogists.com/2015/08/5-time-saving-tips-for-finding-maiden.html

http://familytreegirl.com/2015/08/16/blog-to-follow-genealogist-com/

Published by Genealogy Blog: Map Guide to German Parish Registers Vol. 52 – Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Posen II, Regierungsbezirk Posen – Now Shipping

We just got softbound Map Guide to German Parish Registers Vol. 52 – Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Posen II, Regierungsbezirk Posen back from the bindery and are now shipping. This completes the 2-volume series covering Posen (Volumes 51 & 52). Note that the hardbound edition will ship on Monday, July 20. It takes longer…

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Published by Dick Eastman: (+) When Your Descendants Become Curious About Their Ancestors

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  You probably have enjoyed collecting bits and pieces of information about your ancestors and their lives. Is it possible that one of your future descendants will want to do the same for you and for your present relatives? If so, should…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/10/when-your-descendants-become-curious-about-their-ancestors/

Published by The Legal Genealogist: Ancestry terms of use updated

No major changes, just some tweaks Ancestry’s family of companies is in the process of updating its terms of use, applicable to all of its non-DNA-related websites, including Ancestry.com, Fold3.com, Newspapers.com and Ancestry Academy. The update — a minor rewrite of its privacy statement — applies to “visitors and new users registering on any of…

http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2015/07/07/ancestry-terms-of-use-updated/

Published by Dick Eastman: Which Is Better For Translations: Man Or Machine?

Google Translate is an excellent tool for genealogist and many others. It translates text from one language to another and presently supports 117 different languages. People use Google Translate to translate over 100 billion words a day! Machine-generated translation was sometimes laughable a very few years ago but the technology has improved greatly in the…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/08/which-is-better-for-translations-man-or-machine/

Published by The Legal Genealogist: When in the course of human events…

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, Original DeclarationWHEN in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to…

http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2015/07/04/when-in-the-course-of-human-events/

Published by Genealogy Blog: The Portable Genealogist: Seventeenth-Century New England Research

The Portable Genealogist: Seventeenth-Century New England Research is another in a line of laminated guides released as part of The Portable Genealogist series from The New England Historic Genealogical Society. Leland recently returned from the SCGS Jamboree with several of these guides. There are several more guides that have been previously reviewed on this site,…

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Published by TheAncestorHunt Blog:Chronicling America Updates – June, 2015

Source: Library of CongressChronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historic newspapers, regularly updates their collection.Here are the updated titles for June, 2015.  Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 26 in total from 9 different states plus the District of Columbia. (Please…

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/chronicling-america-updates-june-2015

Published by TheAndestorHunt Blog: District of Columbia Online Historical Newspapers Summary – Updated 2015

The District of Columbia does not have a single central online repository for searching historical newspapers, but they use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main site for searching old newspapers. There are many free online newspapers on other sites and collections available on subscription sites. Below is a list of where…

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/district-of-columbia-online-historical-newspapers-summary-updated-2015

Published by Genealogy Blog: 23andMe – DNA Tests That Are Being Using For Far More Than Just Ancestry

I ordered a 23andMe DNA test yesterday. Yes – I’ve taken one from Sorenson’s, and later AncestryDNA, but I’d like to see how the test done by 23andMe matches up to the earlier tests. I’m also fascinated by all the non-family history research that 23andMe does with our DNA – lots of health-related stuff. One…

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