Monday, September 3, 2012

Mondays Mentionables - August 27th - September 2nd, 2012

Here's just a few of the many great posts and blogs I've read this week. If you haven't read one or more of these, please use this as a guide to see what is available.
Periodically ask yourself…
Genealogy Tip Of The Day has you ask yourself if there are any relatives you’ve not talked to about your family history.

Family Tree Owners Found
Auckland Now reports “The owners of a family tree dating back 500 years and found in a Waiheke attic have been found.”

The Search Engine Is The Core of The Program
Genealogy’s Star tells us how the internet search engines can assist us in our genealogy quests.

Tuesday’s Tip – Check Out State Online Archives
Genea-Musings informs us of the plethora of online state archives.

Greencastle, Indiana – Local Legion Post Finds True Treasure in the Attic
GeneaNet tells of a great basement find!

 Did DNA Exist Before Life Began on Earth? New Study Suggests “Yes”
Genealogy Blog reports on news in DNA research.

The Heirloom Registry
Genealogy Blog reports on a great online tool to record those family herilooms at!

When Your Ancestors Did Not Marry
The French Genealogy Blog explains why there are so few marriages recorded in the month of May among our ancestors.

The Demise of the Floppy Disk
Genealogy’s Star explains all about that old favorite, the floppy disk.

Hidden Graves of the Holocaust
Genealogy Blog reports “An article in the most recent issue of Journal of Conflict Archaeology' by forensic archaeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls explores the pioneering changes made to the archaeological methodology and techniques used to uncover surviving archaeological remains and landscapes of the Holocaust.”.
Dutch Holocaust Rescuers Get Digital Archive
GeneaNet reports “The government of the Netherlands and Yad Vashem have agreed to digitally archive documents connected to Dutch rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.”

Aspiring Eagle Scout Gives Identity to Unmarked Graves
Kansas City Star reports an inspirational young man’s endeavors as he works toward his Eagle Scout rank.

12 web tools to simplify your life
USA Today gives us a dozen tips from the internet to assist us in everyday life.

Become That Dynamic Destination
Ancestry Insider gives us some ideas on how we can make a place for ourselves in our community as the “destination” for information seekers.

Digitized Books Explode at
Genealogy’s Star reports that the number of books at this site have increased drastically!

How to Archive Family Keepsakes Book Now Available
The Family Curator gives a great book review on this title. I’ve ordered a copy, have you?

Presidential Certificate Honors Military Service
The In-Depth Genealogist tells us just how easy it is to get a Presidential Certificate for our deceased military veteran family members.

Iconic American Hero Passes: Neil Armstrong, Dead at 82
 Another American hero is laid to rest.

GenealogyBlog reports on the death of an great American hero of our time.
Transitioning from online to paper research
Genealogy's Star gives us on advice on that leap from online research to the paper stuff.
What if I find my genealogy in a book?
Genealogy’s Star tells us just how much we can rely on those printed genealogies, bound in a book.

Getting the Younger Generations Into Genealogy in Three Easy Steps
Scott Phillips gives us some tips on how to get the younger generation interested in genealogy.

 Kris Williams: Importance of the US Census Collections
Kris gives us her input on why the Census collections are so important.

No comments: