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

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Revisiting Magnus Shewan: Toronto Assessment Records on FamilySearch by Jane MacNamara on Where the story takes me…

Possible origin of the word Acadia by Juliana L’Heureux on Franco-American Blog.

1950 Census – Ancestry’s Explore Maps Feature by Jen Rickards on Auntie Jen’s Family Tree.

Overlay Enumeration District Maps onto Modern street Maps to Find Relatives in Census by Place by J. Stephen Little Jr. on Ashe Genealogy.

Congregational Library & Archives Launches Free Digital Archives Containing Treasure Trove of Important New England Historical Records by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.

When Henry Silverstein Got Cold: Fraud in the 1920 Census by Tammy Hepps on Homestead Hebrews.

How to read an original record for evidence by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

Learning How to Look for My Irish Ancestor’s Townland by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Times.

5,300+ Irish-born recorded in newly-released Scottish gaol registers by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

How to Make Your Own Genealogy Correspondence Database by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Changes to More than Cosmetic by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star.

Catch & Release, Word Fishing: Writing Challenge by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood.

Why Cemeteries are Worth Visiting: An Essay by Robyn S. Lacey on Spade & the Grave.

A door left unlocked for the missing by Luke Proudfoot on Luke’s Family History.

Black Market Baby by Janice Hamilton on Genealogy Ensemble.

When is a Father a Father? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree.

War Babes by Jane Chapman on The DNA Geek.

#HistoryForUkraine livestream event to raise funds for Ukraine by Sarah Williams, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, Bristol, England.

Looking forward to opening of archive space at Maple Ridge Museum by Shea Henry, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, British Columbia.

The Sylvan Lake and District Archives continues to preserve history by Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla, Sylvan Lake News, Alberta.

Lacombe Historical Society inches closer to opening Michener House, moving archives by Christi Albers-Manicke, Lacombe Express, Alberta.

Archives of Ontario releases turn-of-the-century memories of Prince Edward County by John Lyons, County Life, Bloomfield, Ontario.

The digitization of seven decades of Bruce County newspapers by Frances Learment, Shoreline Beacon, Port Elgin, Ontario.

Thousands of American immigrant stories will be archived in the Library of Congress by Carmen Sesin, NBC News, Miami, Florida.

In pictures: Thousands of aerial images of England online for first time, BBC, Norfok, 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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