Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 15 December 2014

Dec 15, 1791. The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia. The anniversary of ratification and of effect is observed as Bill of Rights Day.
Today is Monday 15 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Bill of Rights Day, Cat Herders Day, and Gone With The Wind Premiere – Anniversary.
  • Later this afternoon, come meet blogger Jill Ball of the GeniAus blog in an interview by Tessa Keough in our ongoing series May I Introduce To You.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 14 December 2014

Dec 14, 1911. The elusive object of many expeditions dating from the 17th century, the South Pole was located and visited by Roald Amundsen with four companions and 52 sled dogs. All five men and 12 of the dogs returned to base camp safely. Next to visit the South Pole, Jan 17, 1912, was a party of five led by Captain Robert F. Scott, all of whom perished during the return trip. A search party found their frozen bodies 11 months later.
Today is Sunday 14 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to Our Lineage (started 14 December 2012).
  • Today: Admission Day – Alabama, Halcyon Days Begin, South Pole Discovery – Anniversary, and George Washington Death Anniversary.

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New Genealogy Blogs 13 December 2014

New Genealogy Blogs 13 December 2014

There are three newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week. Remember to try and help out these new blogs by:

  • using any follow feature listed on the blog
  • adding them to your blog reader
  • adding a comment on their blog saying “hi” and “welcome”

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