This week’s crème de la crème — July 18, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

The Personal Past: History, Identity and the Genealogical Impulse, Disappointing Update from the Archives of Ontario and Irish Surname Maps by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

WW1 CEF Nursing Sisters Memorials in York Minster by Penny Allen on UK to Canada Genealogy.

Finding WWI U.S. Army Rosters by Margaret M. McMahon on A Week of Genealogy.

3,020 Free Online City Directories from the Southern States and Easy Trick to Find Just the New and Updated Titles in Newspapers dot Com by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

Best Genealogy Sites for Irish Research: National Archives of Ireland – Census by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

Where there’s a Will … there’s information! on Genealogy Jude.

How to Use Directories to Find a Missing Census by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

What if the record is wrong? by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

10 Ways to Give Back to the Genealogy Community by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Why do genealogy? by Mark Rabideau on ManyRoads.

Copyrighting That Photo by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Will There Be More Virtual French Genealogy Conferences? by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog.

My Mother, she was Orange…..and my Father, he was Green by Arlene Stafford Wilson on Arlene Stafford Wilson.

Ancestry to Remove DNA Matches Soon – Preservation Strategies with Detailed Instructions by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

Losing Distant Matches at AncestryDNA by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist.

Pictou’s Ship Hector marks 250 years of Canadian Scottish heritage while under repair by Rosalie MacEachern, Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Niagara historian finds life in the stories of the dead by Gord Howard, Standard, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Health care workers helping Irish migrants made the ultimate sacrifice by Robert Kearns, Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario.

Boy Scouts and genealogists join to clean up a bit of history by Daniel Klein, Jersey Journal, Hudson County, New Jersey.

National Library of Australia brings 10-year-old Trove research portal into the 21st century by Aimee Chanthadavong, ZDNet, United States.

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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