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. IAAM announces African American Genealogy Center
The International African American Museum launches a groundbreaking African American Genealogy Center! Come learn more...
2. Genetic Genealogy Becomes Mainstream
Special guest editor gives some insight on Genetics and DNA testing. In this series of articles we briefly review some basic concepts of genetic genealogy.
3. Genealogy Basics in 30 Mintues
Genealogy Basics in 30 Minutes written by Shannon Combs-Bennett was recently released. This is a quick guide to creating a family tree, building connections with relatives, and discovering the stories of your ancestors. Come learn more!
4. Indentured Servants
Indentured servants was the first type of slavery in Colonial America. Religion, politics and convicts became indentured servants to come to a new land and seek freedom.
5. Genealogy Books For Your Home Library
Genealogy books and research guides are an important addition to any genealogist’s home library. When someone is starting to purchase genealogy books, it is overwhelming how much material on genealogy related topics there are. Here are some books that I recommend! I refer to them often!
6. I Received My DNA Results, Now What?
Genetic DNA testing is not magic .It can, however, take the guesswork out of determining if your genetic origin is from Germany or Sweden. Come learn more about DNA testing.
7. Where Liberty Dwells, There Is My Country Review
Where Liberty Dwells, There Is My Country – American Civil War – Letters, Photographs & News Reports written by Suzanne Meredith was a wonderful educational read for me.I thought it would be about the war, much like other military books I have read, but I was pleasantly surprised - Come learn more!
8. Genwriters Review
In order for our descendants to learn the things we have researched about our families, we have to documents and write down the facts and stories. Genwriters is a great website to assist you in getting started. Personally, I have referred to it many times and I wanted to share it with you.
9. Afriquest Officially Launches Website
After a successful beta period, Afriquest (www.afriquest.com), the free online database for records of African and African American genealogy and history, will officially launch on Saturday, February 28. It is FREE!
10. Thanks to ISFHWE “Excellence in Writing” Judges!
The International Society of Family History Writers & Editors recently announced the winners of the 2016 “Excellence in Writing” competition. We were very thankful for those who volunteered many hours in reading and judging the submissions. Come learn more!
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