LET'S DISCUSS IT – 25 February 2011

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					                                        LET’S DISCUSS IT – 25 February 2011
Ancestral Quest now has a free version too:

Registration now open for the September FGS Conference which is to be held in Springfield Illinois:

Eau Claire Wisconsin cemetery records now available online:

A site for organizing things:

Digitization of the collection at the Holocaust Museum has begun:

New Haplogroup discovered (now makes 3) in Native peoples of North and South America:

Help to create an iGoogle page:
iGoogle How TO Videos:
A series of iGoogle videos:

Grace Upshaw sent a link to some Virginia newspapers. She found some interesting info on her gr gr gr gr grandfather:

Learn research web skills:

Illinois Genealogical Society has created a members only section for access to certain databases:

Webinars on genetic genealogy:

Athens Georgia newspapers now online:

Getting copies of Jewish Polish records:

Lauderdale County Alabama 1843-1850 County Circuit Court Record Book:

A webinar on blogging for beginners by Dear Myrtle:

Marvin Stockwell sent us info on Audacity, free recording software.

Claudia Stockwell says we should take a look at the Google Art Project:

Wanda Day sends this:
Legacy Family Tree Webinar: Building a Research Toolbox – Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Time zones: 2PM eastern U.S., 1PM Central U.S., 12PM Mountain U.S., 11AM Pacific U.S., 6PM GMT.
 “Are you overwhelmed with the number of online resources for genealogical research? Are you constantly working with
unorganized bookmarks or favorites? Printing out lists of websites you use most? Learn how to build a research toolbox that is
organized, easy-to-use, and can be accessed from almost anywhere.
Presented by professional genealogist and's Thomas MacEntee, participants will learn not only some of the
most important online resources for genealogical research, but also how to organize these resources into an easy-to-access and
portable virtual toolbox.

About the speaker:
Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical
research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the
information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways in which blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be
leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of he has organized and
engaged a community of over 1,300 bloggers to document their own journeys in the search for ancestors.”

Looking for blogs on Louisiana? Here's a site that has a BUNCH:

Virginia Goodwin-Gray watched some of the RootsTech lectures. Maybe she'll share what she thought of them with us.

The Genea-Musings blog pointed me to the familysearch wiki on sources for census records:
Looking at this resource in general - the family search wiki:
example given of needing to write a letter to Poland: type POLAND. See letter writing help.
Or see what they know about TENNESSEE resources.


Randy Majors genealogy Google search help site:

Blog talk radio where you can discuss episodes of "Who Do You Think You Are" with others watching the show:

Virginia Goodwin-Gray sent an Arizona link for gravesites:

Webinars from the Southern California Genealogical Society (members?):

New on
Service Records of United States Colored Troops (USCT)
  * Artillery
  * 1st-6th Cavalry
  * 1st Infantry
  * 2nd-7th Infantry
  * 8th-13th Infantry
  * 14th-19th Infantry
  * 20th-25th Infantry
  * 26th-30th Infantry
  * 31st-35th Infantry
  * 36th-40th Infantry
  * 41st-46th Infantry
  * 47th-55th Infantry
  * 54th Massachusetts Infantry
  * 55th Massachusetts Infantry


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