Friday, June 19, 2015

Follow Friday ~ Fab Finds for June 19, 2015

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)
  1. Self-Publishing or "How to Start and Start Again" by Wendy Mathias, author of Jollett Etc.
  2. Legacy Family Tree Announcement by Michele Simmons Lewis, author of Ancestoring
  3. Faces from the Past and Present: Family Similarities in the McKenzie, Burt and Hawley Families by Rebecca Walbecq, author of Genealogist on a Journey
  4. Breaking Through the 1870 Brick Wall: The Significance of the Freedmen’s Bureau Records by Thom Reed for FamilySearch Blog
  5. Thank you, BLM! AND New: DiscoverFreedmen by Judy G. Russell, author of The Legal Genealogist
  6. Ask a Family History Consultant, They Can Help You by Devon Lee, author of A Patient Genealogist
  7. Fascinating Family Finds: Land Patents by Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, author of Genealogical Gems
  8. Using Funeral Home Records for Genealogy by Christine Woodcock for Geneosity Blog
  9. Many many libraries, archives, institutions and other entities have an online presence! Are you taking advantage? by Diane L. Richard for UPFRONT WITH NGS
  10. 52 Ancestors Week 24-Heirlooms~Treasures to Me  by Cheri Hudson Passey, author of Carolina Girl Genealogy
  11. 6 Types of Info Found In Your Ancestor’s Will by Lisa Lisson, author of Lisa Lisson – Genealogist, Blogger, Etsypreneur
  12. RUNAWAY HUSBAND - There's No Hiding The Family Skeletons in the News! by Sharn White, author of FamilyHistory4u
  13. Choosing A Genealogy Travel Guide by Lynn Palermo, author of The Armchair Genealogist
  14. Crista Cowan's Interview: "Career Spotlight: What I Do As a Genealogist" by Randy Seaver, author of Genea-Musings
  15. BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy by Ancestry Insider, author of The Ancestry Insider
  16. 5 Interview Techniques to Take Your Family History to the Next Level by Tara Cajacob for NextGen Genealogy Network Blog
  17. I’m Not Who I Think I Am by ljacobs63, author of NO STONE UNTURNED
  18. They died of what? Causes of death found in the 1800's records by Jeanie Roberts, author of The Family Connection
  19. Portraits in Souvenir Programs by Joanne Cowden, author of Researching Relatives
  20. 11 Do’s and Don’ts of Writing Family Biographies by Elly for The LegacyTree Genealogists Blog
  21. Copyright Infringement or Common Occurance? by Nancy Messier, author of My Ancestors and Me
The 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge by Amy Johnson Crow, author of No Story Too Small -

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  1. Thanks Jana for including me on your list this week!

  2. Thanks for liking my blog post this week! Always an honor ~

    1. You're very welcome Wendy! Congrats on publishing your family history book!

  3. Thank you for the surprise of including my post in your Fab Finds this week, Jana. I appreciate it.

  4. Hi Jana, thanks so much for featuring my blog. :-)

  5. Jana, thanks for including my post about ads in souvenir programs. I hope your readers find some of these booklets for the towns where their ancestors lived. It's fun to browse through them, and you never know what you may find!

  6. Thank you for the surprise of being included. It is very much appreciated.




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