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New Genealogy Blogs July 17, 2010

new genealogy blogs

[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 13 newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week for a total of 1,187 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:

australian genealogy news

Australian Genealogy News
Blog type: Australian genealogy, Genealogy industry blog

This is a new blog where I will share resources, web sites and news items which I believe might be of interest to fellow Australian genealogists and family historians.

I am a 25-year-old Australian hobby genealogist with research interests in Australia (various states), Ireland, England and Wales.

between the gate posts

Between The Gate Posts
Blog type: African-American genealogy, Individual family history, Mississippi genealogy

When speaking with relatives about family history, I am often told to keep this piece of information between you, me and the gate post. Respecting sensibilities, I will be sharing my family stories from Copiah, Jefferson and Lincoln Counties, Mississippi, from one gate post to the next gate post.


d’aïeux et d’ailleurs
Blog type: French genealogy, Individual family history

Genealogy site around ancestries Bourdic, derricks, Proux, Mariton. Travel through time and space at the corner of archives, photographs, small events and discoveries. In French with Google Translation to English provided.

elg family

Elg Family
Blog type: Individual family history, Swedish genealogy

This blog is about the history of the Elg family, originating in Säfsnäs county, Sweden (note that there are several unrelated Elg families from Sweden). It is a complement to the family history website at , I intend to post new information – and questions – here, where you can get access to it before I have time to update the website.

elgin genealogical society

Elgin Genealogical Society
Blog type: Genealogical society blog, Illinois genealogy, Midwest genealogy

Welcome to all. The purpose of this blog is to share information regarding our society, provide timely updates, and mentor each other in our endeavor to research our family histories. Our primary audience is our membership but anyone with genealogical interest is invited to participate.

genealogical research past present future

Genealogical Research-past, present, future…
Blog type: Professional genealogist

Welcome, whether this is your first day, week, month, year, or decade of climbing your family tree or digging your family roots. My goal is to encourage and exchange family history research – past, present, future, using genealogical methodology and standards. You may use the ideas you like as long as credit is given to the author. Your thoughts and comments are appreciated. Joey and Selma dated reading microfilm at the National Archives of Atlanta, East Point, GA. We have attended the Institute of Genealogy and History Research (IGHR) for three years. We volunteer at NARA of Atlanta. Selma graduated from Clayton State University, 2009, Magna Cum Laude, BA Integrative Study with emphasis on genealogy research and teaching. Joey’s top four surnames: BLACKMON, HERRINGTON, ATKINSON, CHILDREE – Location: AL – Current project: Winnie Hunt Parker (1779-1851) Selma’s top four surnames: SCHULER, KAMPE, ELSNER, COUCH – Locations: IL, NY – Current project: migration from NY to IL 1850s.


GSNOCC Musings
Blog type: Genealogical society blog

The Genealogical Society of North Orange County California (otherwise known as GSNOCC) is jumping feet first into the Social Networking world. We hope that by developing this blog we can communicate with our members in a more immediate fashion and keep you better informed about happenings in the genealogy world and with the happenings of GSNOCC. We hope that you are able to participate by leaving comments to further the sense of community with GSNOCC.

layers of the onion

Layers of the Onion
Blog type: Individual family history, Jewish genealogy

This blog explores a family history search. Thus far it has taken the author to the Vilnius Yiddish institute in Lithuania, the Vilnius archives and the Belarus shtetls from which her family came. More recently she has traveled to Hungary, Poland and the Czech republic and visited the town her grandfather came from in Poland. As the author is both an artist and a genealogist, the blog also addresses her artwork related to her family and cultural history.

my family history research

My Family History Research
Blog type: Australian genealogy, Individual family history

I have been researching my family history for over 20 years in NSW and SA. This blog is to record my road blocks and what research I have uncovered, what fits, what dosen’t. If you have any Photos, newspaper clippings, death, marriage and birth documents, as well as any other relevant information that i can add to my website let me know.

nothing but tombstones

Nothing But Tombstones
Blog type: Cemetery blog

This blog features the photographs I’ve taken of cemeteries and tombstones as part of my family history journey. Most are family members and related kin. Others are photographs that I’ve taken while in the cemeteries where my kin are buried. Although the blog is named Nothing But Tombstones, I will also post some biographical information or obituaries when available. Feel free to comment or email me at Thanks for visiting my site.

search for agnes

Search For Agnes
Blog type: Individual family history

My search for Agnes began in October, 2009. Agnes is my maternal grandmother who lived a horrendous life yet managed to live to be 89 years old. I knew bits and pieces of her life, but not many specific details. My sister and I went to visit my aunt in an assisted living facility on that day in October and that was the beginning of my addiction. Aunt Mary was 90 years old at the time of the visit and readily shared her memories with us. We hung onto every word and I even thought of pulling an envelope out of my purse to take notes. That was a smart move as I would have forgotten some of the things our aunt shared with us that day.

shall not be forgot

Shall Not Be Forgot
Blog type: Cemetery blogs, Death records and obituary blogs

Sharing Obituaries, Memorial Cards & Headstones, hoping you find a part of your family’s history. These ancestors “Shall Not Be Forgot.”

the gen project blog

The Generations Project Blog
Blog type: Genealogy education, Genealogy industry

The Generations Project is a new reality series about identity. It follows real people as they try to connect with their ancestors by traveling the country in search of clues. As they start investigating the lives of their relatives, they are better able to understand their own character as well.

© 2010, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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