Friday, May 12, 2017

Jana's Genealogy Fab Finds for May 12, 2017

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)
  1. In search of another Caroline… by fhtess65, author of writing my past
  2. Remembering the Babies: Locate Birth and Death Records for Genealogy by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen for The Genealogy Reporter
  3. Including Family Traditions by Valerie Hughes, author of Genealogy With Valerie
  4. My Ethnicity Fractions – Based on My Tree AND My DNA Results – How do they compare to my tree? (Updated) by Amberly, author of thegenealogygirl
  5. Consider Yourself Invited! Contribute to the Honor Roll Project for memorial Day 2017 by Heather Wilkinson Rojo, author of Nutfield Genealogy
  6. Mother’s Day Memory Jar for Mother by Vera Marie Badertscher, author of Ancestors in Aprons
  7. A Personal Milestone for Me and Cyndi's List by Cyndi Ingle, author of Cyndi's List Blog
  8. When the county clerk does you a favor (or not) by Michele Simmons Lewis, author of Ancestoring
  9. The Golden Rule of Genealogy Volunteerism by Donna Cox Baker, author of The Golden Egg Genealogist
  10. Was your ancestor a miner? by Dayna Jacobs, author of On Granny's Trail
  11. Researching Your Civilian Conservation Corps Relative by Nancy Loe, author of Sassy Jane Genealogy
  12. Photographs in the Archives by Melissa Barker, author of A Genealogist In The Archives
  13. Six Years and (Still) Counting by Jacqi Stevens, author of A Family Tapestry
  14. I Write Like . . . . - SNGF by Nancy Messier, author of My Ancestors and Me
  15. Get Started with Web Indexing by James Tanner, author of Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad...
  16. Facebook vs Blogging: The Pros and Cons by Alona, author of Lonetester HQ
  17. Tuesday's Tip: Genealogy, Free or Fee--Ask for Help by Marian B. Wood, author of Climbing My Family Tree
  18. Down the DNA Rabbit Hole – Collateral Lines by Deborah Sweeney, author of Genealogy Lady
  19. DNA Toolbox by Elizabeth Handler, author of From Maine to Kentucky
  20. The “Secret” Codes on Death Certificates That Can Tell You How Your Ancestors Died by Melanie Mayo for Family History Daily
  21. How Family History Has Changed Me by TheHipsterGenealogist, author of The Hipster Genealogist Blog
  22. What Is The Greatest Thing About A Genealogy Conference? by John D. Tew, author of Filiopietism Prism
  23. Mothers Who Remember by Nicole Dyer, author of Family Locket

Last week's "May I Introduce To You" Interview on

New Blog Discoveries

In Case You Missed It….My Contribution to the Blogosphere Last Week

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog

Thanks for reading!


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  1. Thanks so much for including me on this list, Jana!!! Glad you enjoyed my post :)

  2. Very grateful to be on your Fab Finds list this week. Thank you so much!

  3. Thank you, Jana, for including my blog in your list of new discoveries. I really appreciate it. Best wishes and happy blogging!

  4. Jana, thank you so much for introducing The Family Kalamazoo! That is so kind of you! What a fabulous site you have!

    1. You're very welcome Luanne! And thank you for your kind words about my site! :)

  5. Thank you for including me in your great list Jana! Have a wonderful weekend. :)

    1. You're very welcome Amberly! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

  6. Thank you for the recognition. I haven't been doing a lot of blogging or research the past 6 years and really am trying hard to get going, again, on both this year.

  7. Jana, thanks so much for including my post on your list of recommended reads this week. As always, I appreciate the mention!

    In addition, if you don't mind my saying so here, I'll sure miss your posts on the series at GeneaBloggers, "May I Introduce to You..." It's been helpful to get to know new bloggers through the GeneaBloggers team of writers handling that column. Thankfully, you will (hopefully) be continuing your column here on your own blog for a long time to come.

    1. You're very welcome Jacqi! And thank you for your kind words about the GeneaBloggers "May I Introduce to You" series. It was an honor to be a member of that team.

      Yes, I plan on continuing my weekly Fab Finds column here on my blog as long as possible, which will include newly discovered genealogy blogs. :)

  8. Thanks so much for including my post this week, Jana. I appreciate it. Thanks, too, for pointing us in the direction of other great posts.

  9. Thanks so much for visiting my site and including Trentino Genealogy in your list of new blog discoveriies, Jana! Much appreciated. Will spread the word about your excellent site on social media.

    Warm wishes,
    Lynn Serafinn

    1. You're very welcome Lynn! And thank you so much for your kind words about my site, and for spreading the word about it on social media! It's very much appreciated! :)




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