I’ve not been posting for a couple of weeks. I’ve been traveling a lot. I presented to about 1000 people at the Midwest Genealogy Center’s Ancestry Day and I’m now at Roots Tech 2013.
Also, I’ve been ramping up a new blog for Ancestry.com called Ancestry Reference Desk (
) My goal, is to create a teaching blog/site to help people who use Ancestry.com and Fold3 in libraries how to be more effective. But the posts and other links we put up will apply to anyone. Check it out and let me know what you think!
Here’s a few articles you may have missed lately:
And From Ancestry Reference Desk
Here’s what I’ve been reading this week:
Two on Archives.com
Slavery-Related Court Petitions Online Database from Genealogy Decoded
Two from The Legal Genealogist
That Was Constructive Criticism, You Fool! from Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog
Two stories continued:
And a couple of my posts on Ancestry.com Sticky Notes
What I’ve been reading and writing this week. Enjoy!
A couple of To Be Continued posts that you should start reading:
And a little shameless self promotion, my 3 posts in Ancestry.com’s Sticky Notes this week:
In a week where I didn’t post at all, I admire those who did even more! Enjoy.
Three from The Legal Genealogist:
Two from Shiloh to Canaan
And these gems:
A variety of articles to get you motivated and inspired for the new year.
What I’ve been reading this week:
A lot of good stuff from The Legal Genealogist:
Harold Henderson’s Posts on Certification from Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog:
National September 11 Memorial in NYC “honors those killed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 and 2/26/1993″. by LizBallerPhotos
This week we remembered 9/11 victims and relived our own experiences of the day and we remembered our family in other ways as well.
9/11 Thoughts and Remembrances
Remembering Our Ancestors
Genealogy Thoughts and Useful Knowledge
It’s been two weeks since my last Follow Friday, so the list is long. Some really good stuff in here.
- If Genealogy Dominated Reality Television from The We Tree Genealogy Blog
- Evidence from Provenance
- Those Genealogy Police Are At It Again! from Planting the Seeds
- The Moment I Knew – Mariann’s Story from the Armchair Genealogist
- The atDNA gamble from The Legal GenealogistMount Vernon from Belle Grove Plantation
- Why did the pigeon-toed girl cross the board? from Abbie and Eveline
- A True Love Story? from A Southern Sleuth
- Don’t Dare Add It Yet from A Family Tapestry
- Where Were They? When barbed wire was invented from Ancestral Breezes
- The (History of and) Importance of Voting from Hankering for History
- Sentimental Sunday: Juliette and her daughters
- Granville Roy Jackson, 1882-1939 from Past Remembrances
- Men with Bicycles from Images of the Jackson Purchase’s Past
- Carnival of Genealogy: Emotional Discovery in My Research from Ancestor Chase
And a couple of interesting news articles:
Here is what inspired, moved and made me think this past week:
This is two weeks worth of Follow Friday, since I missed last weeks. Lots of good reading in here!
A couple of posts about uencounter.me:
The mapping stories always make me think we need to try to represent our families without trees to break through walls.
And a few more posts to get you thinking: