- Wading into the Wiki World. Trying out a new online tool for collaborative research.
- JewishGen. Profile of an invaluable resource for Jewish genealogy.
- Genealogists Anonymous. The first step: admitting my addiction.
- Curiosity. How curiosity about an unusual birthplace helped lead to a breakthrough.
- 1876 Society Pages Help Solve Genealogical Puzzle. How an old Brooklyn newspaper article lead me link my great-great-grandparents to seven more generations.
- Homestead! The Bureau of Land Management may be able to tell you where your ancestors owned land if they were western or mid-western settlers who got their land from the government.
- Accelerated Serendipity. How the Internet has proved an amazing resource for genealogists.
Saturday, January 01, 2005
One of my hobbies (or as my husband would say, "addiction") for the past year has been genealogy. I love learning more about history in the process of discovering a new personal connection to it. And I love the thrill of finding clues and solving puzzles (there's a strong element of detective work to family history research). So genealogy has become a blogging theme: