Friday, September 11, 2015

Follow Friday ~ Fab Finds for September 11, 2015

At the Pentagon after Attack - US Navy Photo - Public Domain - Wikimedia Commons

Today is Patriot Day, the day we remember the terrible events that took place on September 11, 2001 when our country was attacked and nearly 3,000 people were killed. I wrote a blog post in remembrance of Patriot Day in 2012. If you'd like to read that post, click on the link below. May we never forget!

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)
  1. The Second Largest Genealogy Library? -- Looking at the BYU Family History Library AND Find Your Ancestors in Post Office Records AND They've been Workin' on the Railroad by James Tanner, author of Genealogy's Star
  2. The Kopp Sisters: A Crime-Fighting Trio Uncovered on Ancestry by Amy Stewart for Ancestry Blog
  3. The Day the Hair Ran Out by Michelle Ganus Taggart, author of A Southern Sleuth
  4. Does Ancestry Really Work? Is Ancestry a Scam and a Rip Off? AND Contest: Win an Ultimate Family Tree Chart Templates CD from Shop Family Tree by Thomas MacEntee, author of GeneaBloggers
  5. 4 Things To Do When Using a Genealogy Database by Amy Johnson Crow, author of Amy Johnson Crow Blog
  6. An Epiphany… my light bulb moment! by Cindy K. Smith-Thredgold, author of The Offering
  7. More on land mapping at the Bureau of Land Management by Michele Simmons Lewis, author of Ancestoring
  8. Five Daughters Suddenly Gone by Pam Carter, author of My Maine Ancestry
  9. Rootstech 16 Ambassador... and a Family Reunion thanks to Rootstech15. by Sharn White, author of FamilyHistory4u
  10. What Acts Constituted "Extreme Cruelty" and Could Lead to Divorce 100 Years Ago? by Dana Leeds, author of The Enthusiastic Genealogist
  11. Land for Ohio’s daughters by Judy G. Russell, author of The Legal Genealogist
  12. Wow! Washington State Pioneer Interviews by Joanne Cowden, author of Researching Relatives
  13. Nine Months To Tell the Story by Robin Foster for Genealogy! Just Ask!
  14. true miracles with genealogy by Tami Osmer Mize, author of Relatively Curious
  15. 9 Sep 2015 – Our Summer Vacations in Quitman, MS by Debra Saletta, author of Between The Dashes
  16. Things You Should Know About The New Probate Records at by History Chick, author of Genealogical Musings
  17. Occupational Records by ScotSue for Worldwide Genealogy  ~ A Genealogical Collaboration
  18. Ask Ancestry Anne: So Many Questions―We Have Answers by Anne Gillespie Mitchell for Ancestry Blog
  19. Slave Name Roll Project: Releasing the Slaves of my Family by Julie Cordero, author of Oak Grove Genealogy
  20. British Home Child Group International launches new website by Gail Dever, author of Genealogy a la carte
  21. A history lesson from a family photo AND What is the rest of the story in this cousins photo by Becky Jamison, author of Grace and Glory

The 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge by Amy Johnson Crow, author of No Story Too Small -

New Blog Discoveries

In Case You Missed Them….My Contributions to the Blogosphere Last Week

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog
Jana's Place

Thanks for reading!

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  1. Thank-you for mentioning my new Player Family Memories blog. I'm switching from active genealogy research to organizing and sharing what I've already collected.

  2. Many thanks, Jana, for the mention - much appreciated.

  3. Thank you for including my "extreme cruelty" post, Jana! I'm off to read some of your other Fab Finds!




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