Posts tagged ‘computer genealogy’

August 26, 2012

A Sunday Walk Around the Blogs

Friday, August 24, 2012 marked the 68th anniversary of the crash of the B-24 bomber The Little Lulu. My grandfather, Sgt. Thad J. Watson Sr., was killed in that crash, along with all but one of his crew members. A child of a soldier who served on The Little Lulu, before my grandfather’s crew, has created a blog dedicated to honoring and remembering the members of the 464th Battle Group. Friday’s post contained more information on the crash of The Little Lulu, as well as photographs of the crash site.

Michael Hait recently announced the publication of the second edition of his eBook, Online State Resources for Genealogy. I had the pleasure of hearing Michael speak about this very subject this past June at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, and I can tell you from first-hand experience that Michael knows his subject well. Anyone interested in making the best use of their at-home research time would do well to have a copy of this eBook.

August 23, 2009

A Sunday Walk Around the Blogs

Family Enjoying City Named for Their Relative from the Ludington Daily News. An informative article about Sybil Ludington, a Revolutionary War heroine who lived in New York, and the Ludington/Luddington family in general.

Preserving Wedding Pictures by Dick Eastman at Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. The pros and cons of taking and preserving pictures digitally.

Family Reunions and Genealogy Games from Olive Tree Genealogy Blog. A brief look at ways to introduce the family to their ancestors through fun and games.

A two-part article written by Michael Hait at Examiner.com called “Using Clusters to Track Your Ancestors Through Multiple Census Years” Part 1 and Part 2. Anyone who is interested in taking their research to the “next level” should study these articles.

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