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New Genealogy Blogs April 13, 2013

New Genealogy Blogs at GeneaBloggers

There are 6 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”

Here are this week’s new listings:

chips and chunks

Chips and Chunks
Blog type: Individual family history

Chips and Chunks is my place to share stories — those I’ve learned from my family and those I’ve learned from my research. It is a way to reminisce with my family and share photos. I hope it can be a way to connect to relatives I don’t yet know!

experiments writing

Experiments in Writing Family History or Why Would Anyone Want to Read About My Family
Blog type: Writing Your Family History

Who am I? I have always been a history nerd, so when my mother wanted to explore our family history, I was hooked. Trolling cemeteries for dates, names, and clues and prowling courthouses for birth, marriage, and death records became an adventure.

When we started this journey we hit many roadblocks, which was before the World Wide Web,, etc. Several years ago the wife of a second cousin took up the pursuit of finding our family roots. I was once again hooked on finding the relatives that made me the person that I am.

Step one is to compile the facts and figures. That part is easy. Step two is how do I bring their story to life and how do I make it interesting?

finding my civil war ancestor

Finding My Civil War Ancestor
Blog type: Individual family history, Military history blog

I blog about the research I’m doing to find the details of my great-great grandfather’s life. The blog should be useful to others wanting search tips on the Civil War ancestor. I’m a retired librarian.

joans ancestral world

Joan’s Ancestral World
Blog type: Individual family history

My blog is about genealogy topics in general, but also about Dutch ancestors, people who emigrated to the US or Canada, and history topics that may have influenced the lives of our ancestors.

postcard detective agency

Postcard Detective Agency
Blog type: Forensic genealogy blog

“Nancy” & “Ned” are a mother/daughter research team (my 13 year old daughter gave us pseudonyms). We’ve started this blog to share the postcards that we find and the stories behind them.

the seasons of time

The Seasons of Time
Blog type: Individual family history

The ramblings of a struggling genealogy want to be! I love family history but I struggle with how to do it and where to go next. Here are my lessons learned and projects I work on.

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