Friday, January 25, 2013

Friday Finds–01/25/13

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

New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles

Websites & Resources

  • Family History Research: Sources at the National Library of Ireland (PDF) – Helpful guide for researching your Irish ancestors.  Link will open a PDF file.
  • War of 1812 History – "This '1812 experience' is comprised of numerous articles, quality book reviews and offers, extensive links, and the largest collection of War of 1812 images on the internet.   Event listings, news and unit websites dealing with the exciting reenactment hobby can also be found here.  Make your computer come alive with the sounds of the past by visiting our sound clip gallery.  If you are up to the challenge, test your knowledge of the War of 1812 by taking one of our quizzes.   Finally for the armchair general we provide unique animated battle maps that give you a quick understanding of a particular clash of arms during the war."
  • Western History & Genealogy - Research Tools | Denver Public Library – Guide to a variety of resources to help you with your Colorado genealogy research.
  • Genealogy Digital Collections | Denver Public Library – "The Digital Collections include Colorado obituary, mortuary and cemetery indexes, census and tax lists, naturalization files, military, pioneer, marriage and divorce indexes as well as biography listings."
  • Ireland Civil Registration District Map – Very nice map put together by FindMyPast that shows the civil registration districts for Ireland.

Upcoming FREE Webinars

Date Webinar/Presenter Host
1/28 What’s Evidentia? DearMYRTLE
1/30 Inheritance in Scotland - Wills, Testaments, and Land Records, with Marie Dougan Legacy Family Tree
2/1 Online Genealogy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, with Linda Woodward Geiger Legacy Family Tree
2/2 Digital Organization for Documents and Photos, with Eric Basir Southern California Genealogical Society
2/6 YouTube Your Family History, with Devin Ashby Legacy Family Tree
2/7 Metadata Is Your Friend with Denise Barrett Olson and Thomas MacEntee DearMYRTLE
2/11 Facial Recognition and Ancestor Photos with Darlene Steffens DearMYRTLE
2/12 Exploring the Records of the Freeman's Bureau, with Angela Walton-Raji Friends of the National Archives SE Region
2/12 Best Genealogy Present You Can Give Yourself: Citing Your Sources, with Harold Henderson Illinois State Genealogical Society
2/13 Pre-1850 U.S. Research Methodologies, with Karen Clifford Legacy Family Tree
2/18 Family Search Wiki, with Laura Williams Carter Georgia Genealogical Society
2/20 No Will – No Problem, with Michael John Neill Southern California Genealogical Society
2/20 Making the Most of Canadian Census Records, with Kathryn Lake Hogan Legacy Family Tree
2/21 Do It Backwards: Finding Descendants First, with Alice Volkert Utah Genealogical Association
2/27 Annie Moore of Ellis Island - A Case of Historical Identity Theft with Megan Smolenyak Legacy Family Tree
3/2 Time Travel With Google Earth with Lisa Louise Cooke Southern California Genealogical Society



Jana Iverson Last said...

Julie, thank you so much for including my blog post in your Friday Finds!

Unknown said...

Hey Julie, I always enjoy checking out your Friday Finds! You've got a link error for the "By Their Deeds" Online Article. It currently links to the GeneaPress announcement of Marian Pierre-Louis' New England Research podcast. I think this link is correct: http://onerhodeislandfamily.com/2013/01/19/by-their-deeds/

Julie said...

Thanks for catching that, Doug. I've updated it.

Diane B said...

Why thank you so much, Julie, for the mention of One Rhode Island Family, and thanks, Doug, for catching the link problem. Much appreciated!!!

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