Friday, October 12, 2012

Follow Friday and Other Things


This week has  been busy with reading, gathering, sorting and attempting to sort out what may be worthy for my Classes.  It seems there are several new blogs, several new places to search and other assorted sources to utilize.

Having read a couple of tips for improving the Genealogy Tree for family to enjoy and make presentations more interesting.

 Here is one:  Use Google Maps To Track Your Ancestors Travels ~ Teach Me Genealogy

 The idea you can set down on a graphic map in your computer system the places your family have lived and it will show the migration of some of the lines as they take place, is to me very exciting.

Thanks  Sarah.

American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement
Thanks Wisconsin Historical Society.

Today on Facebook someone was trying  to find a town in Russia, I wonder if this site might not help them and we should be aware of  it anyway.  From Russia with Faith and Hope. | Indiegogo

Thanks Nick  from Belgorod, Russian Federation.  Also if anyone can help please let him know.

Now a new found place to look for data in the New England area of the USA, try this site, several I have sent link to are having success,  especially in New York region.

New Horizons Genealogy - Specializing in New England and New York Colonial American Ancestry

Generous Genealogists  A site set up to assist those who used RAOGK site since the mentor there has passed on.  Their scope is broader and their goals are wider. The About Us page says much.
About Us | Generous Genealogists

Even an AP for the I phone, I Pad,Pod has been released to help people with Jewish Surnames.
It is called FambleThe game can be accessed at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/famble/id543534434?l=hu&ls=1&mt=8

Also Huntingdon Library has opened an exhibit about the Civil War that we should be aware of.
Major Civil War exhibit opens at Huntington Library in San Marino - Pasadena Star-News

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