Friday, May 5, 2017

Jana's Genealogy Fab Finds for May 5, 2017

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)
  1. Major Changes At GeneaBloggers.Com by Thomas MacEntee, founder of GeneaBloggers
  2. Is Genealogy Blogging Dead? by Amy Johnson Crow, author of the Amy Johnson Crow Blog
  3. Typo – Farmlingham not Framlingham! by Simon Last, author of Charnwood Genealogy
  4. How They Do It: Pat Richley-Erickson (DearMYRTLE) by Janine Adams, author of Organize Your Family History
  5. Family History Storytime – Preschool Books and Lesson Plans by Nicole Dyer, author of Family Locket
  6. Daily Life Binders: Organization Meets Genealogy by Devon Noel Lee, author of A Patient Genealogist
  7. Granma’s Tapioca Cream by Julie Preston, author of The Keeper of Stories
  8. Livestreaming Your Conference Experience-An Opportunity to Be a Part of #NGS2017GEN by Cheri Hudson Passey, author of Carolina Girl Genealogy
  9. Favorite Sources: World War I Draft Registration Cards AND Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub by Liane Jensen, author of Genealogy Mom
  10. The Archive Lady: Preserving Old Negatives by Melissa Barker for GeneaBloggers
  11. Don’t be an online genealogist by Michele Simmons Lewis, author of Ancestoring
  12. “What is Social History and Why Should a Genealogist Care?” AND Genealogy Alphabet Challenge – “A is for Archives” by Krista, author of The Great Ancestor Dig
  13. Just Because They’re Buried There Doesn’t Mean They Died There by Mary Kircher Roddy, author of Searching for Stories
  14. Can You Find Family Histories in the Archives? Yes You Can! by Melissa Barker, author of A Genealogist In The Archives
  15. The Mercantile: Where Our Ancestors Shopped by Melissa Barker for The Genealogy Reporter
  16. Norwegian patronyms by Martin Roe Eidhammer, author of Norwegian Genealogy and then some

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Thanks for reading!


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  1. Thanks for reading my blog, Jana, and thanks for the shout out.

  2. Jana, every time you list "new blog discoveries," it proves that genealogy blogging is far from dead. Thank you for "Fab Finds" and new discoveries!

    1. Marian. What a timely comment.

    2. You're very welcome Marian! And thank you for your kind comments. I hope that genealogy blogging is, in fact, far from dead. :)

  3. Jana, I enjoy reading your Fab Finds. You often see things that I have missed. Thanks for assembling many great reads all in one spot!

    1. Jana does a great job of curating posts. What a treasure.

    2. You're very welcome Colleen! And thank you for your kind comments!

      Devon, thank you also, for your kind comments! I appreciate it!

  4. Jana. Thanks for mentioning my Daily Life binder post in your feed today. I really hope it will help anyone participate in genealogy and memory preservation.




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