Wednesday, August 13, 2014

WikiChicks' Whaddya Miss? Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Here are the interesting stories we shared today from around the genealogy world:

    1. ON OUR BLOG TODAY:

    2. Today's Wednesday WikiChick Spotlight is on New England genealogist Marian Pierre-Louis ! Read and get to know more about all of the interesting things she is a part of.   http://www.wikichicks.wiki/2014/08/wednesday-spotlight-marian-pierre-louis.html
  1. NEWS from around the GENEALOGY world:

  2. While some people feel the answer is limited to only the relatives that they know, others of us can't count so high as to answer this: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/08/12/1321100/-How-many-total-ancestors-do-you-have
  3. Paying homage to Canadian citizens interned during the Great War. http://www. www.castanet.net/news/Vernon-N-Okanagan/120862/A-dark-past-unearthed
  4. Oral history credited as invaluable for family's history, uniting descendants of slave & master at family reunion:  delmarvane.ws/1kB7FlT
What next... Betty Crocker? Suzy Homemaker?http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236462
  1. I'm not one for sharing celebrity info (okay, well, except for yesterday's He-Man genealogy, but he IS the Master of the Universe after all...), still I couldn't resist this story because the photos were of tombstones http://www.14news.com/story/26265070/robin-williams-has-family-buried-in-evansville-cemetery
  2. Have you considered donating clothes to a ... museum? http://www.goderichsignalstar.com/2014/08/12/donating-a-piece-of-family-history
  3. RESEARCH TIPS:

  4. FamilySearch announces that the Onondaga Co Public Library has teamed with FS to digitally preserve 40,000 historic titles, including extremely rare item dating back to Colonial America, , making them freely accessible online.familysearch.org/node/2565
  5. Library & Archives Canada has upgraded their 1860 census with 133,000 new records, previously thought lost. http:// genealogycanada.blogspot.com/2014_08_13_archive.html
  6. Create your own personal episode of WDYTYA, free! http://www.  whodoyouthinkyouarestory.com/
  7. TWEETS worth passing on:

  8. #Source4Today: How to Research the History of Your House (or Other Building) in New Orleans ,  http://buff.ly/1vxL66e 

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