Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday Finds – 08/24/12

Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.

New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles/Posts

Print Articles

  • “Doing the Deeds,” by Chris Staats, Family Tree Magazine, September 2012.
  • “Restoring the Identity of Elisabeth Bair of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Was She a Northamer or a Wetsler, and Who Were Her Parents?,” by Catherine Becker Wiest, Crossroads, Spring 2012.


Upcoming Webinars

Date Webinar Presenter Host
August 29 Building a Family From Circumstantial Evidence Judy G. Russell Legacy Family Tree
September 1 Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker. Researching Your Ancestors’ Occupations Denise Spurlock Southern California Genealogical Society
September 5 Beyond the Arrival Date: Extracting More from Passenger Lists Lisa Alzo Legacy Family Tree
September 11 Grandma did What!?: Researching your Famous and Infamous Relatives Gena Phillibert-Ortega Illinois State Genealogical Society
September 12 What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive Search'? Michael Hait Legacy Family Tree
September 14 Getting Started with Heritage Collector Software Kathleen Bitter Legacy Family Tree
September 19 Use Your Digital Camera to Copy Records Mary Hill Legacy Family Tree
September 19 Playground Rules for Genealogy on the Internet Janet Hovorka Southern California Genealogical Society
September 20 City Directories: More Than Names and Addresses Jason Harrison Utah Genealogical Association
September 26 Digital Research Guidance, Research Logs, and To Do Lists: FamilySearch, Research Wiki, and Legacy FamilyTree Geoff Rasmussen Legacy Family Tree
September 26 Avoiding Misunderstandings, Part 2: Communication Skills for Professional Genealogists Jean Wilcox-Hibben Association of Professional Genealogists



Jacqi Stevens said...

Wow, Julie, your list this week is over the top! Great idea, especially, on the webinar section.

And, of course, thanks for the mention :) I am really hoping to generate some dialog on the issues I posted earlier this week.

Julie said...

@Jacqui - This was certainly a crazy week...lots of great stuff going on!! And you're welcome, I enjoyed reading your post!

Stephanie Pitcher Fishman said...

This is a great list, Julie. For me, this week's gold mine is your list of webinars. Thanks so much for taking the time to compile it all.


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