Sunday, May 24, 2015

NoteWorthy Reads #14

Climbing My Family Tree: NoteWorthy Reads #14
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For me, Noteworthy Reads are articles, websites, or blog posts I found this week which are fascinating, interesting and/or helpful, and occasionally “wacky” or “wonderful” will likely sneak in as well. It’s not going to be a “best of” post because I don’t have the knowledge to make that determination. I don’t even promise that the articles & blog posts will be written that week – just that I found them that week. At the end of each trimester I’ll review the posts to determine which entries should be put in my Resource pages; the rest will still be available through the blog's search function.

Note: Just because I list an article does not mean I endorse its contents. It just means I want to be able to find it easily in the future when I may want to consider the issue in more depth.

I’m still behind in my reading as I went on a mini-vacation, and then things went haywire. Moreso for others than for me, but I was not exempt from some of the stress. Hopefully, things are on their way to working out.

On my mini-vacation, I went to the South Carolina Book Festival, which was great fun, and at which I bought so many books I couldn’t pack them on the plane with me and had to have them all mailed home instead!

In this post, I caught up on the articles I emailed to myself; next week I intend to catch up on my Feedly backlog.


Study Reveals “Extraordinary” DNA of People in Scotland from the (… since I’ve discovered I’m probably mostly Scottish!).


52 Ancestors 2015 Edition: #17 Gabriel Kerr – Putting Together the Pieces of His Story from the How Did I Get Here? My Amazing Genealogy Journey blog - I found it quite interesting how the author put together Gabriel Kerr's story



Here Are 40,000 Photos of Old New York Plotted on a City Map from – I posted this on Facebook where my NYC & former- NYC friends are having a lot of fun looking at their old neighborhoods and then I realized that it could be of great help or interest to people with ancestors in old New York City, so here it is.

A Double Win from the Legal Genealogist’s blog – interesting: how to find military naturalizations in the records of the United States District Courts

Our Farming Ancestors from the JSTOR/Daily – yeah, most of my ancestors are farmers, too,;this will be helpful




– this will be extremely useful to me!



  1. Thanks so much for including my blog post on your list of Noteworthy Reads! :)

  2. Thanks for the shout out Jo!

    1. You're welcome. I learned something new. It was a good explanation.

  3. Thank's for including me, Jo!

  4. Thank's for including me, Jo!


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