Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The Old Connecticut Path

New Englanders may be interested in this website about the 17th century route between Massachusetts and Connecticut. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Rotten Apples in the Family Tree

This  article from the Wall Street Journal  demonstrates that our genealogical research may debunk family myths and  reveal that some of our ancestors were less than model citizens.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

One Day Only: Free Irish Genealogy Records

Findmypast.ie is hosting an "Irish History Day" on January 24th, and will be making their 21 million records available online for FREE. The Irish Central website has the details here. Here's your chance to access records you might otherwise be without.

Friday, January 11, 2013

The Armchair Genealogist invites you to join its Family History Writing Challenge, coming in February. This website can also help you to finally get started on your family  history project, with research and writing tips, genealogy for beginners, etc. Check it out.

Ellis Island Research

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