A researcher’s commentary on the value of librarians and archivists!

An 8 June newspaper article in the StarTribune that has a connection to my 9 June post seems appropriate to share. It’s not from a genealogist, but David R. Smith, the author, did research that resembles what we do. Once again, it shows the connection with history and genealogy.  His commentary “In Praise of Librarians […]

FamilySearch Research Wiki reaches 100,000 articles!

A FamilySearch press release from today tells the story. I highly recommend that the FamilySearch Research Wiki becomes an integral part of your research plan.  “The FamilySearch Wiki published its 100,000th genealogical research article. The free online reference tool helps answer many common questions you might have when searching for ancestors in historical records worldwide. Each wiki […]

Register now for the 2022 Virtual Celtic Connections Conference!

Summertime for me means The Celtic Connections Conference that is offered every two years. In 2022 I can learn virtually as I sit in my air-conditioned office. I am also doing one presentation. The following paragraphs are from the CCC website. The Celtic Connections Conference (CCC) was founded in 2014 by The Irish Ancestral Research […]

Legacy Family Tree Webinars 50% savings New members

Today through April 30th, New members are eligible to save 50% off the regular price for a one-year subscription to the Legacy Family Tree Webinars. What does this mean? The regular price is $49.95. It also means anytime access to the 1,762 webinars covering many topics, ethnic groups, states, provinces, and countries. It gives access […]