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Here are the top ten articles for the Genealogy Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Documenting Your Lineage
One of reasons some do family history is to join a genealogical, historical or hereditary society and/or organization. While each of these groups have their unique qualifications in order to join, most of them require documenting their lineage from the person applying to the qualifying ancestor.
2. The Lost Pensions Review
The "Lost" Pensions is a wonderful resource written by Craig R. Scott, CG. There are over 16,000 names! Come learn more about this great genealogical and historical resource.
3. One of a Kind Books by TN Genealogical Society
The Tennessee Genealogical Society’s book store is offering to the public a chance to order “one of a kind” genealogical and/or historical books. Please visit their website to see their great collection, but check back often as they add to the list periodically!
4. Genealogy at a glance Research Tool
The Genealogy at a glance collection has developed some wonderful tools to assist us in our research. I have written about a couple of them in the past. Come learn more.
5. TN Genealogical Society's Bookstore Website
The Tennessee Genealogical Society has announced their new Bookstore website. They have a wonderful collection of books featuring Tennessee research as well as areas outside of Tennessee. Come learn more!
6. Diseases of the Past (1800-1920)
Diseases our ancestors may have suffered through. (1800-1920)
7. A Civil War Halloween Costume
Halloween is right around the corner. While thinking of the Civil War might bring soldier uniforms to mind, there were of course women in the Civil War era too. They have gorgeous dresses, too!
8. Women and the Insane Asylum
Insane Asylums became the place to often place women whether sane or insane. Learn some of the reasons why and how to research these women.
9. Gift Ideas for Genealogists
A family history gift is a special way to tell someone how much you care for them. Sometimes finding that unique gift is hard to do. There are gifts you can get for the “genealogy addict” that will make them smile. Come learn more!
10. Slave Insurance
As I researched topics to write about I came across the issue of insuring slaves. I was surprised that this was the first time I had came across this. As I talked to my friends who were researching their African American ancestors, they also knew very little about slavery insurance.
Be sure to visit the Genealogy Archives for all the articles!
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