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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Genealogy Site! These are the top ten articles that your Genealogy Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. A Journal's Place in Family History
A journal’s place in family history can be very influential.
2. Be Open Minded in Your Research
I have learned it is so important to be open minded in your research.
3. BYU Genealogy & Family History Resources
The Brigham Young University (BYU) Family History & Genealogy Resources webpage is a great source for genealogy information. The following are just a few of the features this site offers.
4. Factors That Influence Your Research
It is very important when doing family history to know what is going on in the community around your families. It could very well make a difference in discovering your ancestors and saving you time in knowing possible sources and/or dead ends. Here are some of the things to be on the watch for.
5. Genealogy “Skeletons” – Should We Dig Them Up?
We all encounter "Skeletons", "dark secrets", when doing our genealogy. What should we do?
6. Volunteer for Genealogy Work!
There are so many incredible resources now available on the web, from cemetery lists to census reports and much more. These were all made available by volunteers - regular people just like you!
7. The Search for the Strother Mystery
Charles Strother Smith was my great grandfather. For many years the Smith Family researchers pondered on his middle name, Strother. We assumed it was a mother or grandmother’s maiden name, but research proved that theory incorrect.
8. Notes From an African American Genealogy Lecture
I attended a genealogy lecture on African American genealogy. The speaker was a genealogist who had been researching her family for several years and has written some books on her findings. She was a wonderful speaker, very energetic, and I learned a lot from her.
9. Backing Up Your Genealogy Data
Guest Author, Elyse Doerflinger, has written a wonderful blog on backing up your computer files. There are things that we can do to prevent this from being a complete loss of work. With permission, I would like to share with you Elyse’s article on “Backing Up Your Genelaogy Data.”
10. LDS Genealogy Resource Links
I did a LDS Genealogy Resource Presentation at the Tennessee Genealogical Society. I wanted to share my handout with you.
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