This week’s crème de la crème — February 29, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Researching 20th Century Ancestors with the 1940 National Registration File by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story.

Alberta Legal History by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Lists of Immigrants from England to Five Counties in Ontario, Canada by Penny Allen on UK to Canada Genealogy.

My Loyalist Robert Carlisle, American Rebel Robert Wilson & The 1776 Siege of Fort Cumberland, Canada by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

British Newspaper Archives and FindMyPast go global by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

Air Force Museum Photo Archives Go Online by Matthew O’Sullivan on Air Force Museum of New Zealand Blog.

Society of Genealogists compiled family histories to be digitised and Have you visited… the Scottish Genealogy Society? by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES.

How to Use Foreign Language Genealogy Sources by Will Moneymaker on Ancestral Findings.

RootsTech 2020 Innovation and Technology Forum Summary by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings.

10 Reasons Indentured Servitude Was NOT “White Slavery” on Genealogical Musings.

What I Love Most About WikiTree by Ryan Ross on Once Removed.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Fearless Females Blogging Prompts by Lisa A. Alzo on The Accidental Genealogist.

Why you Should Write about Both Good AND Bad Sides of Ancestors in your Family Stories by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories.

Reading Your Writing Aloud–How It Gives You the Necessary Distance for Revision by Mary Carroll Moore on How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book.

Ontario archives looking to add items to reflect the province’s diverse communities by Mike Walker, CTV, Toronto, Ontario.

Seniors find friendship in Family Roots project by Jenn Watt, Minden Times, Ontario.

How these family stories go ‘beyond genealogy’ by Kevin Yarr, CBC, Prince Edward Island.

A lost history, recovered: Faded records tell the story of school segregation in Virginia by Hannah Natanson, Washington Post, DC.

Second World War love letters returned to family by WDYTYA? reader by Rosemary Collins, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, Bristol, England.

For more gems like these throughout the week, join the Genealogy à la carte Facebook group. When you submit your request to join, you will be asked to answer two quick questions about your family history research.

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One Response to This week’s crème de la crème — February 29, 2020

  1. Donna Gagnon says:

    Thanks for including Jenn Watt’s article about the SIRCH Family Roots program in this week’s crème de la crème, Gail. It was an incredible project that connected seniors in our small community through genealogical research. If anyone’s interested in learning more about the 12 month pilot project, please contact

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