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New Genealogy Blogs July 31, 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 four newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week for a total of 1,197 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:

diggin roots Blog
Blog type: Canadian genealogy, Genealogy vendor blogs, Professional genealogists

This is the blog for Diggin’ Roots. Weekly updates on relevant issues and answering questions. Experts on York Region, Ontario and of the Duncan name for York Region.

Feel free to ask me any questions you may have about genealogy, history or just to say hi. Let me know what you want to see on here and we will do our best to make it happen!!!

every man a quotation

Every Man a Quotation
Blog type: Individual family history, Kentucky genealogy

There’s a great show on TV about me. It’s called History Detectives. Maybe you’ve seen an episode or two. It’s not really about who I am, but it’s about what I am. Truth be told, the show has nothing to do with me other than to illustrate what it is that I want to do with my life. I’m a life-long history fanatic who eagerly soaks up everything there is to know about times gone by. Whether scouring documents, books, and newspapers or traipsing through cemeteries, the drive to discover clues and root out answers is why I love genealogical research. It started with my own family history when I was a kid, a project that my father now oversees. I’ve since moved on to digging for my wife’s ancestry as well as the history of the families and region in which I now live.

Surnames I am actively researching:

  • Calhoun
  • Hart
  • Knoch
  • McGregor
  • Patrick
  • Riley
  • Robak

What’s the significance of the name chosen for this blog? It’s a reference to a quote by American literary figure Ralph Waldo Emerson that goes something like this: “Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.”

Family History Research Tips
Blog type: Genealogy education blog

Hello! I’m Jen. Family historian, researcher, writer. I have over 14 years of experience developing my family tree. I have hit many brick walls and fortunately climbed over most of them. Research is a passion and I hope you find my blog useful.

jackies gene journey

Jackie’s Genealogy Blog
Blog type: Professional genealogist blogs

In March 2010 I retired, and confirmed my previous thoughts of having a genealogy business.

I plan to blog about my journey to having a successful genealogy business. Part of my definition of professional includes obtaining my credentials, but that will be down the road after I get more experience.

I plan to blog about becoming a professional, genealogy in general, credentials, genealogy education, and business education.

You are welcome to follow my journey.

© 2010, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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