Friday, August 3, 2012

Follow Friday–Fab Finds for August 3, 2012

My regular readers may have noticed that I didn't post a Fab Finds list for last week.

No, I wasn't slacking off, haha. I was enjoying a week-long vacation with my family. I did a little write-up about it in my post titled I'm Back!!

Our family had a great time together on our vacation.  Now, it’s time to get back to our regular routine.

So, without further delay…

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order) -
  1. Is your data obsolete? and My Online Nightmare by Genealogy’s Star
  2. Nearing the End of the Marathon and Free Guide to London Ancestors by FamilySearch Blog
  3. Blown away with DNA by The Legal Genealogist
  4. Versus FamilySearch Indexing Quality and Richard Turley Opens BYU Conference by The Ancestry Insider
  5. Tombstone Tuesday: Oops! Check Your Photos Before You Leave and Tech Tuesday: I Don't Believe PAF is the Best Program For A Beginner by A Patient Genealogist
  6. Tuesday’s Tip — Ancestry Magazine on Google Books and Treasure Chest Thursday — Sourcing Presentations by Finding Forgotten Stories
  7. Harper's Weekly Civil War Issues - Tuesday's Tip by My Ancestors and Me
  8. Sepia Saturday – Sports You Won’t See in the Olympics by Abbie and Eveline
  9. Irish Lives Remembered in a New Digital Magazine by The Armchair Genealogist
  10. Playing with and Loving it! by Olive Tree Genealogy Blog
  11. How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before by theSociable
  12. My GenSoc Meeting by

FYI ~ For those of you who have indexed and/or arbitrated the 1940 Census, make sure you check out #2 on this list, "Nearing the End of the Marathon."  In the third paragraph of the section "The Victor's Crown" you will see a link to get the new "victor's laurel" badges.  If you want to see what they look like, check out the left side of my blog.

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  1. Thanks for directing people to the Harper's Weekly post, Jana. I hope some people with Civil War ancestors will find it useful.

    1. You're welcome Nancy! As someone who has Civil War ancestors, I think it's quite interesting!

  2. these are some great articles. thanks for the shout-out ... so great to 'meet' you!

    1. Thanks for stopping by Jessica! Great to "meet" you too!

  3. Always something fun and interesting. I really like the article by theSociable on using Google Images.

    1. Thanks Wendy! Did you get your "victor's laurel badge" for indexing yet?

  4. Thanks for the mention, Jana! Great company the post finds itself in here!




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