This week’s crème de la crème — February 26, 2022

Some of the bijoux I found this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Surrogate Court Records for Northern Ontario on by Jane E. MacNamara on Where the story takes me.

Over 5K new Chinese Canadian records are now online at Héritage Canadiana by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

Acadian heritage: the landscape of Grand-Pré by Valerie Casbourn on Library and Archives Canada Blog.

Cartography in the 17th and 18th Centuries: Maps of North America from Digital Archive Ontario on Local History & Genealogy (Toronto Public Library).

1950 Census Release Includes Name Index by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy.

The Original and Best by Dave Annal on Lifelines Research.

Researching at the National Archives of Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

ScotlandsPeople explains recent search tool removals by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES.

Scanned Records of Ukraine’s Partisans from WWII Go Online by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family.

Using Color to Understand Your Family’s Last Names by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Preserving Items for Future DNA Testing – Teeth, Stamps, Envelopes, Hats, Hair and More and AutoKinship at GEDmatch by Genetic Affairs by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

Rise in interest in Métis history ‘energizes our community,’ Winnipeg woman says, CBC, Manitoba.

University of Winnipeg set to launch guide to help find graves of tuberculosis patients by Brittany Guyot, APTN News, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Galt Volunteer Earns Award from Governor General by Graham Ruttan, Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge, Alberta.

How a DNA test unearthed a family’s shocking switched-at-birth story dating back 100 years by Jackie Roman, PennLive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvnia.

Aroostook cemeteries soon to have searchable story maps thanks to boost from King Foundation by David DiMinno, Bangor Daily News, Maine.

As Hillsborough County explores forgotten cemeteries, a national archive tracks lost Black graves by Daylina Miller, WUSF, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

How Black archives are highlighting overlooked parts of history and culture by Harmeet Kaur, CNN, Atlanta, Georgia.

New York City sued by archivist over release of historical records by Kathieanne Boniello , New York Post, New York.

How Batley born and bred grandad helped George discover his passion by Jessica Barton, Dewsbury Reporter, West Yorkshire, England.

DNA reveals biggest-ever human family tree, dating back 100,000 years by Jack Guy, CNN, Atlanta, Georgia.

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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