This week’s crème de la crème — January 20, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Blog posts
Aberdeenshire Collections: Acquisitions Recap 2023 by Kimberley Smith on Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives Blog.

Andersonville Irish Project identifies more Irish Civil War soldiers by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

50,000 new historical documents on Genealogy Quebec on Généalogie et histoire du Québec.

What to Expect from FamilySearch in 2024 on FamilySearch Blog.

My Ancestry Pro Tools Experience by Marie Cooke Beckman on MarieB’s Genealogy Blog.

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Genealogy (Part One) by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

How To Apply For Lineage Society Membership: common problems and their solutions by Kit Muller on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

WikiTree Connect-a-Thon by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections.

1931 Canada census is now digitized and text-searchable. Here’s where you can access it by Kaitlyn Bancroft, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Winnipeg’s Lemay Forest appears to be home to a cemetery, archivist says by Iris Dyck, Global News, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

State-of-the-art scanner will help digitize local history by Michelle Ruby, Simcoe Reformer, Ontario.

Montreal’s Chinatown core declared Quebec heritage site by Joe Bongiorno, CBC News, Montreal, Quebec.

A widow’s walk by Stewart Hyson, Legion Magazine, Kanata, Ontario.

How will you be remembered? Here’s how to adopt a ‘legacy’ mind-set. by Katherine Kam, Washington Post, D.C.

UMFK’s Acadian Archives digitizes much of its collections of Maine’s French-Acadians by Hannah Yechivi, News Center Maine, Portland, Maine.

New State Archives could cost nearly $102M. Can Rhode Island afford its rich history? by Alexander Castro, News From The States, Rhode Island.

DNA samples taken from mother and baby home survivors by Alison O’Reilly, Irish Examiner, Blackpool, Cork, Ireland.

How to date Victorian and Edwardian photographs, 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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