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By Bernstein2291 at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Blog Posts/Articles

  • A new series by Genealogy Lady on fashion! Her first post is called “The Shirtwaist” and has great information on the changes this piece of clothing has had over the years. Excellent information!
  • Genealogy 101: Genealogical Assumptions” by Colonial Roots – Four common myths that could be why you have a brick wall! Good information.
  • ¬†This is rather neat – “Virginia Beach Navy Divers Prepare to Raise Confederate Ironclad.” The warship currently sits at the bottom of the Savannah River in Georgia. It’ll be exciting to see how this progresses!
  • I wasn’t sure where to put this really… this is part education, part blog post. The Family History Library in collaboration with the Research Specialists of the United States and Canada Reference team are offering a FREE week-long seminar in Salt Lake City this October!! It will focus on U.S. research exclusively. For more information on this amazing opportunity, check out the FamilySearch blog post here.

Webinars/Videos

Resources

  • Maureen Taylor’s¬†Family Photo Detective is 40% off until June 7th ($14.99, regular price $26.99)! A great price for a wonderful resource on learning more about genealogy and photographs!
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) made an exciting announcement! They¬†have a new index of over 40,000 digitized family Bible records! Learn more about it here and check out the index here.
  • The Genetic Genealogist posted “Visualizing Data from the Shared cM Project” – it’s a wonderful chart for anyone doing DNA research.
  • Ancestry.com has new Virginia Vital Records! Check out this posting to see what that all entails!
  • New FamilySearch records – 3.7 Million indexed records and images! Check out the list on EOGN (too many to type out!)
  • Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter¬†shared a number of things this week:
  • FindMyPast Friday! This week’s new resources are: Kent baptisms and burials, and Cambridge baptisms and burials.

Enjoy your weekend!

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