Surname Saturday July 31, 2010

Today is Surname Saturday. There are two ways in which you can join in the fun:

Twitter

Participants must have a current and active Twitter account in order to participate. During the day on Saturday, participants “tweet” about the surnames they are researching. All posts should include the #surname hashtag.

Here is the current listing of Surname Saturday messages on Twitter.

Bloggers

If you have your own genealogy or family history related blog, you can participate in Surname Saturday. What is it?

Surname Saturday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites.

To participate in Surname Saturday, simply create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research.

Here are the latest Surname Saturday posts from our member genealogy bloggers:

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Latest News from Midwest Family History Expo

Here is the latest news via blog posts and Twitter from the Midwest Family History Expo in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend:



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Follow Friday July 30, 2010

Today is Follow Friday. If you have your own genealogy or family history related blog, you can participate in Follow Friday. What is it?

Follow Friday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites.

To participate in Follow Friday, simply create a post in which you recommend another genealogy blogger, a specific blog post, a genealogy website or a genealogy resource. Tell us why they are important to the genealogy community and why we should follow.

A special thanks to Earline Bradt of Ancestral Notes for suggesting Follow Friday as a daily blogging theme!

Here are the latest Follow Friday posts from our member genealogy bloggers:

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