This week’s crème de la crème

Some of the bijoux I discovered during the past seven days.


A Study on French Canadian DNA and the Implications for Genetic Genealogy by Kasandra Rose on DNA Genealogy.

Mary Mitcheson Clark by Janice Hamilton on Writing Up the Ancestors.

52 Ancestors — #12 John Tipper by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life: Ancestor Hunter.

Métis by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the BMD.

New finding aids available online on the Library and Archives Canada blog.

Napoleon Lajoie Franco-American great baseball superstar chronicled by young blogger Matt Nadel by Juliana L’Heureux on The Franco-American blog.

An index to Niagara area Loyalists and their Land certificates by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy.

On-Demand Publishing: A Comparison for the Family History by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist.

The Dangerous Trap of Forced Writing by Cynthia Griffin on A Writer’s Wings.

Tracing Female Ancestors: The Mother of All Genealogy Research by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank’s blog.

How to read an unreadable Gravestone Headstone Tombstone Grave Marker Cemetery Stone by Anthony Bengston on UpFront with NGS.

How to Get Kids Interested in Family History by Juliana Smith on Blog.

Lives of the First World War by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.

#NGSGEN Framing the problem for overseas research by The Ancestry Insider.


Child immigrants’ stories hit home for Slocan Valley author by Greg Nesteroff, Nelson Star.

Pride in language, culture comes into full flower in Cape Breton by John Demont, Halifax Chronicle Herald.

Genealogical Society search for family history by Jodi Schellenberg, Prince Albert (BC) Daily Herald.

Roots of genealogy craze: How an elitist pursuit became a mainstream American obsession by Gregory Rodriguez, USA Today.

Ireland’s annual Famine commemoration takes place in Roscommon by Jane Walsh, Irish Central.

Copyright © 2014, Gail Dever.

About Gail Dever

Gail Dever is a Montreal-based genealogist and blogger and a webmaster for the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa.
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4 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème

  1. Celia Lewis says:

    What a wonderful list – treasure indeed, Gail! Thanks for sharing such great links – I’ll be busy, I can see.

    • Gail Dever says:

      Glad to hear you found the list helpful. I also like it when genealogy bloggers provide a compilation of their favourite finds.

  2. Gena Philibert-Ortega says:

    Thanks so much for the mention Gail!

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