It’s that time again when FamilyTree provides the list of the best genealogy websites for us genealogists. Some are familiar and others are new and worth checking out. I especially love to see if there is anything new in the maps and newspaper categories.
This week take some time to explore these sites and see if you can add more details to your family tree. Your new discoveries could add life to your ancestors’ stories.
Have fun exploring!
I always am on the lookout for new genealogy sites to explore. The FamilyTree Magazine’s July/August issue has the top genealogy sites plus Rick Crume has complied a list of the 75 Best State Websites. After researching in the Dakota for years, I was surprised to discover a site that I wasn’t familiar with: Digital Horizons. Let’s look.
Fishing with our Ancestors
Maybe it is because it is finally summer weather and people are off to the lakes or because I saw a production of “Men on Ice” at the local theatre, but I started about what our ancestors were doing for recreation and fun. These activities would add another layer to our family stories. Let’s look.
A hometown newspaper recently noted that the Wahpeton ND Leach Library has a collection of online newspapers. This was news to me. A good portion of my family history revolves around events in Richland County, North Dakota so this was a gold mine! Let’s look at what is available.
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.