Saturday, May 1, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending April 24, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Current Issues

Killarney to Van Diemens Land 1837 on My Kerry Ancestors by Kay Caball

Unusual Bronze Age tomb discovered on Dingle, County Kerry on IrishGenealogyNews by Claire Santry

Educational Opportunities

A fair alternative on The Legal Genealogist by Judy G. Russell

Coming Soon: Genealogy Jamboree 2021 Discount Pricing Extended on Empty Branches on the Family Tree by Linda Stufflebean


48 hours of virtual presentations at The Genealogy Show on Genealogy a la carte by Gail Dever


Family History

The Beauty of Old Irish Records on Ellie's Ancestors by Ellie
Bite-Sized Memories of Mary Slatter Wood on Climbing My Family Tree by Marian B. Wood

Down To The Wire on Ellie's Ancestors by Ellie

Irish in America

Extinguished Lives: Exploring Irish America & the Impact of War on Irish in the American Civil War by Damian Shiels

Records and Databases

New Database Watertown, MA: Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery Burials, 1854-1980 on American Ancestors Database News by Don LeClair

Archdiocese of Boston: New searchable records for South Boston on American Ancestors Database News by Don LeClair

Research Resources


Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:

Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here

This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog Click here

Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 

Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending April 17, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Current Issues

Ireland's Land Commission records are back in the news on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry

DNA


Educational Opportunities

Expert Workshops on Irish Genealogy on Ancestor Network by Dr. Jim Ryan

Research Resources

The 1911 Census - In Irish on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty

My 1950 U.S. Census Release To-Do List: From Address to ED on Climbing My Family Tree by Marian B. Wood

Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:


Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here


Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here


This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here


Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 



Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Monday, April 19, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending April 10, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Current Issues

Celebrate your family's beginnings with free birth records on My Heritage Blog by Esther

Family History

The Real Titanic McCoys: Triumph & Tragedy on The Wild Geese by Joe Gannon
How Many Great Grandchildren Did Warren Lancaster Really Have? on Mama's Southern Family by Lisa S. Gorrell

Irish in America

The Civil War Life & Letters of NY's Capital District Irish on Irish in the American Civil War by Damian Shiels

Irish in Canada

Nova Scotia Ancestors: Civil Registration Gets a Makeover on Finding Your Canadian Story by Candice McDonald

Methodology

An Introduction to Nicknames on Vita Brevis by Hallie Borstel

Down the Rabbit Hole on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty

Records and Databases

In Memory of the Dead on Vita Brevis by Thomas Lester
Archdiocese of Boston: New searchable records from Arlington, Amesbury and Ayer on American Ancestors Database News by Molly Rogers

Research Resources
My 1950 U.S. Census Release To-Do List on Climbing My Family Tree by Marian B. Wood

Research Tools

On (Virtual) Display at the State Library on State Library of Massachusetts by Elizabeth Roscio

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:

Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here

Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here and here

This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here

Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 




Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending April 3, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Current Issues

Take five: Recent news in brief for Irish genealogists on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry

Preparing for the 1950 census on The Genealogy Guys Blog by George G. Morgan

Family History

Emigrant's tale 1837-1933 on My Kerry Ancestors by Kay Caball


Irish in America

Andersonville Irish Spotlight James McMahon on Irish in the American Civil War by Damian Shiels

Research Resources

Landed Estates Court Rentals on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty


Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:

Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here

Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here

This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here

Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 




Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Best of The Blogs, Week Ending March 27, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Culture Context & Background

Old Photographs of Boston on State Library of Massachusetts by State Library Staff

Current Issues

Spring edition of Irish Roots magazine published on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry

DNA

Charts to Understand Relationships with DNA Matches on Family Locket by Robin Wirthlin

Educational Opportunities


Records and Databases

RootsIreland adds more parish records for County Cork on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry

Archdiocese of Boston: New searchable records for Hyde Park and South Boston on American Ancestors Database News by Don LeClair

Research Resources

PERSI - Not just for US Records on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty
Research Tools


Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:

Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here

Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here

This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here

Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 




Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending March 20, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.

Current Issues

Researching in the 20th Century. Would you go back to the 'old' ways? on Lilian's Tree by Lilian

Educational Opportunities

Family History Down Under 2021- a four-day virtual conference on Cruwys News by Debbie Kennett

BIFHSGO's virtual conference attracting a global audience on Genealogy a la carte by Gail Dever

Irish in America

St Patrick's Day in Boston on State Library of Massachusetts

Celebrating St Patrick's Day During the American Civil War on Irish in the American Civil War by Damian Shiels

Methodology

Catch the Genealogy Fever! on GenealogyBank by Jessica Edwards

Records and Databases

Sausages and heritage databases on Irish Roots by John Grenham

Irish Census Substitutes on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty

Research Resources

New Irish Genealogy Resources 2021 ebook published on Irish Genealogy New by Claire Santry

The Irish in Us: A Quick Primer on Irish-American Genealogy Research on New York Public Library by Andy McCarthy

Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:

Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here

Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here

This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here

Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 




Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending March 13, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical context, current events, and educational and volunteer opportunities.  I try especially to focus on blogs that document the Irish and the Irish diaspora and may be of interest to TIARA members.


Educational Opportunities



Family History

Bite Sized Project: A Special Place in Family History on Climbing My Family Tree by Marian B. Wood


Irish in America

Introducing the Civil War Bluejackets Project on Irish in the American Civil War by Damien Shiels

Kerry Girls in the White House  on  My Kerry Ancestors  by Kay Caball


Records and Databases

Ancestry Uploads Seven New Irish Collections on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry

Yes, Dog Licenses! on Irish Family Roots by Donna Moughty


Research Resources

25% Discount on RootsIreland.ie Subscription on Irish Genealogy News by Claire Santry


Here are some other bloggers who write about weekly posts that may be of interest:


Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean, on her blog Empty Branches of the Family Tree blog click here


Best of the Genea-Blogs and Genealogy News and Education Bytes by Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog click here and here and here


This Week's creme de la creme by Gail Dever on her Genealogy A La Carte blog click here


Did you see a great genealogy blog post I missed? Let me know! 


Copyright 2021 by Kathleen Sullivan

Best of the Blogs, Week Ending April 24, 2021

My criteria for The Best of the Blogs is this:  I look for blogs that highlight genealogy methodology, new records, social and historical co...