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New Genealogy Blogs May 28, 2011

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[Editor’s Note: this is a regular feature of GeneaBloggers which highlights new genealogy and family history-related blogs as well as those recently discovered by members of GeneaBloggers. Use the Suggest A Blog! link in the menu bar to pass along information on new blogs.]

There are 6 newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week for a total of 1935 genealogy blogs on our list! Remember to try and help out these new blogs by:

  • using the Follow feature if the blog is hosted on Blogger
  • adding them to your blog reader
  • adding a comment on their blog saying “hi” and “welcome”

Here are this week’s new listings:

hamilton county genealogy

Hamilton County Genealogical Society
Blog type: Genealogical society blog, Midwest genealogy, Ohio genealogy

This blog is a place to share genealogical articles or other articles of interest to people researching in Hamilton County. We encourage you to post your own local family history or start your own blog. All contributions are welcome. To become a contributing member email Kathy Reed, Please put HCGS in the subject line.

leaves and branches

Leaves & Branches
Blog type: Individual family history

My genealogical research, focused on the Leaves & Branches of my family tree, primarily in Southwestern Ohio. I am searching for the family history of the Ballein, Davis, Donaldson, Dudley, Wardlow, Ogden, Lamb, and Shaper families and more.

misadventures of a genealogist

Misadventures of a Genealogist
Blog type: Individual family history

I love genealogy! It is my 2nd biggest passion, the first being my family of course. So why blogging? Well, I can only talk so much genea-speak with my husband, family and non-genie friends. They vaguely understand the thrill of a find or frustrations of an elusive ancestor. They most certainly do not understand the lingo; primary/secondary sources, direct/indirect evidence, or citations. So here I am.

My current obsession are the Gunters. Richard William GUNTER who was born abt. 1828 in North Carolina, and died 1903 in Santa Barbara, California was my ggg grandfather. I have been after the identity of his parents for… well, a while. Some days I can think of little else. It’s an obsession only a fellow genealogist can appreciate and perhaps sympathize with. We’ve all been there and maybe, like me, still are. I don’t call it a brick wall. The information is out there, I just haven’t stumbled upon it yet.

sleeping gardens

Sleeping Gardens
Blog type: Cemetery blog, UK genealogy

Currently living in the Middle World, United Kingdom.  An interested and inquisitive visitor, softly stepping amongst the stones, sharing a smile with some and silently shedding a tear or two as I also walk the long road home.

strawberry shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake
Blog type: Individual family history

I started doing genealogy research about ten years ago and I’ve been like a girl on crack with it. I’ve been up until 2am researching an elusive family member for two weeks only to find another family member within about fifteen minutes. Sometimes it’s a crap shoot. Sometimes it’s strategic. It’s always been fun. I’ve run across cousins from all over the United States who were always friendly and helpful and glad to run into another cousin doing family research.

Now that I have a small break from school before the summer session starts, I’m back in the saddle again searching for relatives. I don’t think I’ll use a separate blog for genealogy research – I just don’t want to have to fool with the upkeep of a second blog so I’ll take advantage of the Blogger Labels option. Over to the right, there is a neat little collage of Labels. I’ll always label my genealogy research with the genealogy label. I’ll include last names when I’m writing about them.

the wiltsey way

The Wiltsey Way
Blog type: Individual family history

There’s the Right Way . . . and there’s the Wrong Way . . . then there’s the Wiltsey Way.

© 2011, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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