This week’s crème de la crème — August 30, 2014

Some of the wonderful bijoux I discovered this week. Perhaps because it was the last week before Labour Day, it was quiet in the genealogy world. The Federation of Genealogical Studies conference in San Antonio, Texas also pre-occupied bloggers’ attention.

Some Names, a Deed, and a Poetry Book by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family.

Will parliament return the long-form census? by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

From airhead to Top Gun: researching Second World War RAF pilots on The National Archives blog.

Going Beyone US WDYTYA II by Joe Buggy on Townland or Origin.

Interview With “Who Do You Think You Are?” Producer Dan Bucatinsky by Diane Haddad on GenealogyInsider.

The keeper by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Be A Bad Speller… PLEASE! by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

The Sophomore Slump — Is Family History Getting You Down? by Elise Ann Wormuth on Living in the Past.

10 Tips to Revive and Refocus Your Family History Research by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist.

Capital City Portraits: Faces from the Topley Collection on Library and Archives Canada Blog.

FGS 2014 Conference Blog Compendium by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings.

Maison Étienne Nivard de Saint-Dizier — Then & Now Montreal by Dick Nieuwendyk, Montreal Times.

Sir John Johnson de retour au caveau funéraire by Karine Guillet, L’Écho de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec).

Historic landmark Assumption Church to be shut down by Dave Battagello, Windsor (Ontario) Star.

With 1,000 Facebook shares, old trunk in Flint attic reunited with grateful family by Eric Dresden, Flint (Michigan) Journal.

The Volunteers of by Rose Eveleth, The Atlantic (Washington, DC).

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4 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème — August 30, 2014

  1. Thank you for the kind mention, Gail. I plan to keep a closer eye on Canadian blogs as I pursue my many Nova Scotia mysteries. thank you!

  2. Thanks so much for including me, Gail —

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