Top Ten Genealogy Articles

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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. IAAM announces African American Genealogy Center
The International African American Museum launches a groundbreaking African American Genealogy Center! Come learn more...

2. 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.

3. 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!

4. 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!

5. 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!

6. 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.

7. Excellence in Writing Competition - ISFHWE
The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) is reminding writers IN ALL MEDIA (magazines, newspapers, journals, websites, blogs) that the 2016 Excellence-in-Writing Competition is now open for entries through 15 June 2016. Come learn more!

8. 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.”

9. 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.

10. 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!



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