Best of Genealogy Sites
This time of the year triggers several articles about the “best of” and genealogy is no exception. This week I’ve compiled a list of links to the best of articles related to genealogy. Most will be familiar to you but I like to look at these reviews because there are often hidden gems. Let’s look.
Death Records and Family Research
Perhaps January days of fog and lack of sunshine have turned my thoughts to darker topics. As genealogists we are a bit strange with our fascination with death and death records on our search for information for our family history. Let’s look at ideas for finding this information.
Using Familienbuchs for Genealogy
If you have ancestors that are from Germany and nearby countries, you might have access to the Familienbuchs that have been created for various regions and villages. While the village of my German ancestors in Bavaria do not seem to have such a book, Luxembourg has several such books. Many have been published within the last twenty years. Let’s look at what can be found.
It’s that time of the year when we hope to organize our closets, our lives, our diets, and our genealogy! The beginning of a new year feels like the best time to try something new to corral those areas of our life that need it. Genealogy is by its nature a hobby that proliferates data, documents, pictures, maps, and ephemera. I can promise that I don’t have all the answers but here are some ideas. Let’s look.
With a lifelong passion for genealogy and history, the author enjoys the opportunity to share genealogy tidbits, inspiring others to research and write their family story.