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New Genealogy Blogs September 12, 2009

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[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 Geneablog! link in the menu bar to pass along information on new blogs.]

GeneaBloggers has reached another milestone – over 600 genealogy blogs on our blog roll! This week we offer 20 new genealogy and family-history related blogs and we now list 603 in our blog 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”
– adding them to your Networked Blogs on Facebook

Here are this week’s new listings:

a3 Genealogy

a3 Genealogy “Accurate Accessible Answers”
Blog type: Research

I write and research for a living. Due to my genealogy work, I travel a bit, and sometimes write a travel blog. I also have a restaurant critique blog that I share. After 20 years of Corporate Management: New Business Development, System/Network Engineering Training, Marketing, Product/Project Management and 5 years of teaching college level English writing intensive courses, and Spanish and French, I now am able to do Genealogical Research full time. I have 10 years experience as a Professional Genealogist in the Midwest and Southern regions of the USA (to include Kansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee). I am called upon to do nationwide documentation retrieval, look-ups, free-colored research, military and civil war record retrievals, and tracing slaves. I am also a translator of Spanish and French into English records.

are you my cousin

Are You My Cousin?
Blog type: Individual family history, North Carolina genealogy, Virginia genealogy

Welcome to my genealogy blog. I am researching the families of Howard/Harwards, Maddox, Talbott, Richardson, Elliott, and White. All are primarily NC and VA families. I invite you to join me on my journey through family history.

Fergys Blogs

Fergys Blog
Blog type: Technology, UK genealogy

Now retired, I have had a varied career in the sciences, politics and computing. Today my main interests are genealogy and computing.

goldfoot genealogy

Goldfoot Genealogy
Blog type: Individual family history, Jewish genealogy

I’m a mother of two and grandmother of one. I’ve been a teacher and now am an instructor of ESL. My father was Maurice “Morris, Moshe” Goldfoot of Portland, Oregon. His father was Nathan Goldfoot,born in “Russia”, which could have meant Poland or Lithuania, and his father was Chaim Itzak Goldfoot of Russia/Lithuania. Census said Russia, but family says Lithuania. He married Hattie Jermulowske. My mother’s father was Frank Hugh Robinson born in Wenona, Illinois in 1870. His parents were Abiathar Smith Robinson and Julia Ann Tuller.

I have found many of Julia Ann’s family but not one of Abiathar’s. That’s what I’m looking for. He said his people came from Vermont, and that they came over not on the Mayflower, but the ship after it. On Julia Ann’s side I have traced the family back to Warren who signed the Mayflower Compact. I think he meant the Robinsons came over on the next ship. Besides many Tuller/Tullars, there are many Durkees on Julia’s side.

I enjoy searching the family’s genealogy very much. I lived in Israel from 1980-1985 and taught EFL. Then I wrote a book upon return called “Letters from Israel” found at


Blog type: Individual family history

Addicted? Yes. Obsessed? That would be me. I’m taking the plunge! I hope to make many friends along the way by sharing my stories, experiences, out-of-the-box methods, and some of my favorite “antique” recipes.


Blog type: Genealogy vendor, Native American genealogy, photography, research, Texas genealogy

At Landailyn Research we specialize in family history research, Native American Indian research and house histories. We normally concentrate on Tarrant County and Parker County, but have skills, will travel! Our other services include cemetery research, heir & probate searches, photography and brochure design.

We have over 10 years experience in genealogy, research and analysis. We’re members of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), Texas State Genealogical Society and the Fort Worth Genealogical Society.

We work from a contract that outlines your specific research question, acknowledges minimum and maximum fees, what items are charged to your account, what you will receive for your money, and a reporting time frame. A minimum retainer is required before any work is begun. Visit our services page for details!

kolbe genealogy

Kolbe Genealogy Blog
Blog type: German genealogy, individual family history

The Kolbe Genealogy Blog follows the Kolbe Family journey from Germany to the United States. Discover the research methods used to construct the family tree. Anyone is welcome to submit Kolbe Family information to me to help our tree grow larger and more informative.

muskogee cgs

Muskogee County Genealogical Society
Blog type: Genealogy society, Oklahoma genealogy

The Muskogee County Genealogical Society was formed in 1983 for the purpose of promoting the general study of genealogy through workshops, seminars, and monthly programs; and to discover and preserve any material that may establish or illustrate the history of Indian Territory and Muskogee County and its families.

We are a proud member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies.Please visit our website at:

obits amer citizen

Obituaries from American Citizen Newspaper, Omaha, Nebraska
Blog type: Death records and obituaries, Italian genealogy, Nebraska genealogy

The obituraries listed are from the American Citizen newspaper, a semi-monthly newspaper published from July 4, 1938 to October 14, 1985 in Omaha Nebraska by a member of the Sons of Italy. This was an Italian language newspaper. This paper told the Italian people what was happening back in Italy and in America. This was one way of communicating with each other.

obits omaha

Obituaries from Omaha and Douglas County Nebraska, Newspapers
Blog type: Death records and obituaries, Nebraska genealogy

Obituaries listed below are from the Cass County Echo Newspaper published in Plattsmouth,Nebraska; the South Omaha Sun Newspaper published in South Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, and the World-Herald Newspaper published in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska with Omaha Bee and Daily News.

of trolls and lemons

Of Trolls And Lemons
Blog type: Individual family history, Italian genealogy, Norwegian genealogy, Swedish genealogy

I am a first-generation American. My father was born in Norway and my mother was born in Italy. I have a rich history in these two countries, and there are many stories to uncover and share. My goal is to bring back life to those who have come before me. They have stories to tell and wish to be remembered. If I don’t record their stories, then who will? If you have any questions about researching ancestors in Norway (and Sweden and Italy), please contact me at

ourfamily as a whole

Our Family As A Whole
Blog type: African-American genealogy, individual family history

I am from Clinton, MD and love to hang out with family and friends. When not hanging out I’m usually researching family history or reading a good book!!

oxford county gen notebook

Oxford County Genealogy Notebook
Blog type: Maine genealogy, research

Genealogy research resource for Oxford County, Maine established in 1805.

pasco cgs

Pasco County Genealogical Society Blog
Blog type: Florida genealogy, Genealogy society

Pasco County Genealogy Blog is here to help society members with research questions they may have. We will also be posting fun and serious genealogy related material. Non-Members that are interested in Pasco County Florida Genealogy are welcome to post to this blog.


Personal Ancestral File – Lincoln Users Group
Blog type: Genealogy society, Nebraska genealogy, technology

This is a new Blog set up for our Lincoln, Nebraska Personal Ancestral File Users Group.

preserving heritage

Preserving Heritage
Blog type: Crafts

I have a story to tell.  I know you have a story to tell too.  You have heritage to preserve.  I can help you in this wonderful adventure with ideas and products that will enrich your life and the lives of the ones you love.  Come join me and experience the power of Storybooking!

scotlands genealogy

Scotland’s Genealogy
Blog type: Scotland genealogy

Welcome to ‘Scotland’s Genealogy’ a new blog by Chris Halliday,amateur genealogist and enthusiast of Scotland’s history.

New to blogging ,this will be a steep learning curve, but there is no time like the present so be patient.

Why ‘Scotland’s Genealogy’ ? Well all the obvious domain names have gone; Scottish, Scots, as the popularity of Scottish genealogy increases. Will there soon be too many professional genealogists competing for business?

I look forward to hearing your comments and lets see where this will go.

the hembree hombre

the HEMBREE hombre
Blog type: Individual family history

For Jamie, William II, and John. Along with the grand kids and those (?)to come in the future. This is the line I married into back in 1977. Tho no longer married, still, we are family connected.

thanksgiving village

The Thanksgiving Village Ward Family History
Blog type: Individual family history

My name is Katie Gauger from Lehi, Utah and I have been blogging for about 4 years now. I am self taught in graphic design, and I love designing wonderful digital creations such as scrapbook pages, crafts, printables and other fun things I think of. I decided that since I put so much time into creating things to share with my friends, my church and family, I might as well share them with the rest of the world, so I created a blog called “Visiting Teaching Tips, handouts and ideas” as well as a side blog that is sort of the foot locker of surprises for those who want to enjoy or print or use my creations for free!

Because of my computer & blogging background, I was asked to be on a committee to promote Family History research and journaling in my church. My role is to share the way that technology can help us to accomplish wonderful things in all aspects of Genealogy. My main focus is to encourage other to write their own personal histories as well as family histories. My mode for doing that is through blogging. (I personally created a blog of my extended Smith family to keep track and Scrapbook the photos and memories from our first reunion to the current date. I also began including photos and memories of our parents and their siblings and families, and it has turned into a Smith Family History blog. My husband liked so much what I was doing that he asked me to help him create one for his family as well. This has turned into a great hobby for him and he now involves his sisters in contributing and sharing memories, histories and photographs.)

I felt that since I was promoting blogging that I would help my church by creating a blog that could give people a resource for learning what blogging is and how to set up a blog, as well as how to blog your family history, or keep a personal journal. That blog is called “Thanksgiving Village Ward Family History Blog”. I listed as many resources as had time for and I know that I will continue to add other helpful resources as I find them. This blogs resources also include links to other family History blogs, Genealogy research sites, downloadable and printable genealogy forms, Family history podcasts, radio and e-books, links for helps in writing your own family history, getting kids involved in genealogy and kid friendly genealogy links, clipart, links to publishing your blog into a book, info on keeping a personal journal both written and online, building a family tree, instructional Family History related videos, and other helpful genealogy related materials. I hope that no only my ward will enjoy this site, but others who are also interested in Family history and Genealogy research.

yarra plenty

Yarra Plenty Genealogy
Blog type: Australian genealogy, libraries & archives

Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This newsletter informs our community about current events, resources, including websites that can assist an Australian family history researcher with their research. It is managed by the Local History Librarian.

© 2009, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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