As usual; Some websites I have visited the lst week
Censuses can be give a lot of information. Jenna Mills in the blog Desperately Seeking Surnames tells about 3 Resources to Improve Your Census Research for Better Results
It is always nice when long lost relatives find each other. The Connacht Tribune tells the story about Cousins reunited after 200 years
“Sometimes it’s best to hire a translator for genealogy documents–even if you’re a committed DIY-family historian. Here are some fantastic tips from a pro on when and how to hire a translator rather than do it yourself” claims Lisa Louise Cook in her Genealogy gems blog. Read When to Hire a Translator for Genealogy Documents
Even though on the fringes of the topic “Genealogy” I find this article from the English newspaper Independence interesting: Early Scandinavians adapted to living at high latitudes because they had mixed heritage children
Kenneth R Marks in the blog The Ancestor Hunt tells about Advantage Preservation Company who in conjunction with the libraries, historical societies and museums across the U.S. works to preserve historical newspapers. Read his article that tell you how you can access these newspapers Advantage Preservation Adds 650K Historical Newspaper Pages – January, 2018
Many With Norwegian ancestry also have Swedish ancestry. From 1 February 2018 all digital collections at the Swedish National Archives are free to search and view. You will find more than 100 million digitised archival records in the Digital Research Room. Have a look at the Swedish National Archives Collection
I readily admit that I don’t know much about DNA testing. I try to soak up knowledge when I come acoss it. Amy Johnson Crow tells about 5 Things You Need to Know About DNA Testing for Genealogy
Here are some other blogs that presents links under the “finds” meme:
- Copper Leaf Genealogy
- Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub
- Jana’s Genealogy and Family History Blog
- That moment in time
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