Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 19 March 2017

The Feast of Saint Joseph celebrates the patron saint of fathers and carpenters.

The Feast of Saint Joseph celebrates the patron saint of fathers and carpenters.


Today is Sunday, 19 March 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to (started) Trekthrutime (started 19 March 2014).
  • Today: Operation Iraqi Freedom – Anniversary, St. Joseph’s Day, Swallows Return to Capistrano, and US Standard Time Act – Anniversary.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 19 — Have you discovered a surprising fact about one of your female ancestors? What was it and how did you learn it? How did you feel when you found out?


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 18 March 2017

Sponsored by the National Quilting Association since 1992, National Quilting Day this day is a grassroots effort to unite quilters and quilt lovers everywhere, not only in this country, but also around the world. Individuals, groups of quilters, shop owners, publishers and the entire quiltmaking community are invited to join NQA in recognizing and promoting the tradition of quilt making. Annually, the third Saturday in March.

Sponsored by the National Quilting Association since 1992, National Quilting Day this day is a grassroots effort to unite quilters and quilt lovers everywhere, not only in this country, but also around the world. Individuals, groups of quilters, shop owners, publishers and the entire quiltmaking community are invited to join NQA in recognizing and promoting the tradition of quilt making. Annually, the third Saturday in March.


Today is Saturday, 18 March 2017 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: First Electric Razor Marketed – Anniversary and National Quilting Day.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 18 — Shining star: Did you have a female ancestor who had a special talent? Artist, singer, actress, athlete, seamstress, or other? Describe.


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 17 March 2017

st patricks day

St. Patrick’s Day commemorates the patron saint of Ireland, Bishop Patrick (AD 387– 493?), who, about AD 432, left his home in the Severn Valley, England, and introduced Christianity into Ireland. Feast day in the Roman Catholic Church. A national holiday in Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Today is Friday, 17 March 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Nat King Cole’s Birthday – Anniversary, Evacuation Day, Female Relief Society of Nauvoo founded – 175th Anniversary, and St. Patrick’s Day.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 17 — Social Butterfly? What social organizations or groups did your mother or grandmother belong to? Sewing circle, church group, fraternal benefit society or lodge? Describe her role in the group.


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