Thursday, December 27, 2012

(dead link) reports new Scottish census records from the 19th century at genesreunited.com. Available for subscribers or on a pay per view basis....This post from genealogyeducation.blogspot.com  lists free webinars avaible from MyGenShare-look for reviews in future posts here.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Genealogy for food lovers

Followers of the Armchair Genealogist blog have submitted these  family recipes. The blog's author invites readers to submit their own.  No doubt someone from Hernando County can serve up  a good old Cracker recipe, or maybe something more ethnic? This blogger is partial to beef stew, like Mom used to make it.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Personal History writing prompts

If you are interested in putting your own personal history in writing for your descendants, here's a list of weekly writing prompts from the Olive Tree Genealogy blog. The author began the list in January, and there's 50 prompts, to date. In case you didn't know, the library offers Personal History Workshops at all branches throughout the year. Check our events calendars for dates, times, and locations.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Other sources of genealogical data

We return again to the What's Past is Prologue blog for this brief article on "unusual resources" for genealogy.
We like the blog- colorful, informative, well laid out, and well-written. Helpful for newbies like us.

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .