- Geneabloggers has a new contest! This time it’s mindmapping. Click here to enter and here for more information. Good luck!
- Judy G. Russell of the Legal Genealogist had two great articles on the application for a Social Security number (the SS-5 form): “POB and the SS-5” and “Ordering the SS-5: redux“
- “Researching African American Families that Came Out Of Slavery” – on the SpringBoard by the Board for Certification of Genealogists
- “The Great Equalizer” by Nicka Smith on her blog Who Is Nicka Smith – awesome post about DNA!
- “Steve Morse’s One-Step Website” – on Michigan Family Trails by Diane Gould Hall – Have you heard about Steve Morse’s site? Have you been there recently? Diane goes over some of the changes and what you can hope to find on the website!
- “Genealogy Bargains for Thursday 7 January 2016” on Geneabloggers
- “We Match… But Are We Related?” on DNAeXplained by Roberta Estes
- “D. Joshua Taylor Appointed President of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society” – exciting news!
- “Radio in the 1930s was Often Maligned in the Same Way that Video Games et al are Today” on Upfront with NGS
- “One Month to First Draft” on the Armchair Genealogist – February will be here before you know it! Are you going to challenge yourself to begin writing your family history?
- Finding Your Roots is back! Check out the website and watch the episode! I’m looking forward to more.
- “NYPL Images Free to Use” – on the Legal Genealogist by Judy G. Russell
- “Northeast Historic Film Offers 10,000 Hours of Film and Video” on Dick Eastman’s blog
- “New FamilySearch Collections Update: January 4, 2016” on Dick Eastman’s blog
- FindMyPast Friday’s New Records:
- Electoral Registers from Plymouth and West Devon, England, 1780-1973
- Baptisms from Kent, England
- Marriages from Kent, England
- Burials from Kent, England
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