Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tuesday’s Tip – Webster County, Missouri Research

I have been in Springfield, Missouri the last week and a half and visited the Webster County Historical Society and Research Center. Those with southwest Missouri roots will want to check out this repository if they are in the area. The historical society is open Monday thru Friday 1-4 p.m. The society building has a […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Read A Better Place

Genealogists with Canadian ancestors should read A Better Place Death and Burial in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Author Susan Smart discusses in-depth, how death and burial evolved from the early settling of Canada through the nineteenth-century. Family historians researching Canadian roots will find this book very useful when learning about their ancestors’ customs. Non-Canadian researchers will also […]

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Motivation Monday – Get Published

I received the March 2011 issue of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. This issue was filled with many articles relating in some way to the Civil War. It also included an article called Get Published in Magazines Tips for Getting Your Words in Print by Leslie Albrecht Huber. Leslie discusses how she got her […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read Time Traveller’s Handbook

I recently received a book to review from Dundurn Press called Time Traveller’s Handbook A Guide to the Past, by Althea Douglas. The author, Althea Douglas has written many articles and books on genealogy but more specifically, Canadian genealogy. Time Traveller’s Handbook is written for those conducting research on their Canadian ancestors, but is valuable […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Protecting Heirlooms

The latest issue of Family Tree Magazine, July 2011, has so much great information in it. One article that really hit me is the Taking Care by Denise Levenick. Denise talks about protecting heirlooms which include letters, documents, photographs, and objects. She discusses many ways to protect these items for future generations and how to […]

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