There are 3 newly-discovered genealogy blogs that we’ve located this week. Remember to try and help out 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:
Blog type: Family
Genealogy Mom is a stay-at-home Mom trained in engineering and computer science who shares her lifelong love of genealogy. Her research interests include DNA, Midwestern genealogy, and DAR lineage applications.
Our Ancestors Revealed
Blog type: African-American, Family
I am a family historian (software developer by day) looking to discover and document my ancestors, crumble brick walls and connect with family during this journey of discovery and learning! My family is most recently from Louisiana. They include people who migrated to the region and those who were sold away and transported from other places. Some may have been indigenous to Louisiana.
The Genealogy Guide
Blog type: Education
Hello and welcome. My name is Owain and I am so glad that you are here.
I will first explain how I got into genealogy research, also known as family history.
My first experiences of family history was when I was a young boy. My father would recite to me Owain Couch stories regarding our ancestors. He would tell me over and over and over again, and yet I was never tired of hearing them.
Some of these stories would go back as far as the mid 1700s. He would tell me all sorts of anecdotes and tales from different branches of my family tree. Some from his father’s side, but mostly from his mother’s.
Years would go by and my father would still continue telling me the same stories all over. We had discussed writing them down but nothing ever came of it.
Finally our family history book was being written.
Eventually this came a reality when pen was put to paper and the stories flowed. I wanted to write a book filled with this family history so that it would be preserved forever.
While transcribing my father’s notes I thought to myself that it would also be a good idea to include family charts. From these charts people could see the relationship between my ancestors and my father and I.
I also included photos so that people could put a face to the name and stories. Photos of family heirlooms were added showing the many family treasures that had been handed down the generations.
And so my research project grew into something so much more than I had first envisioned. It had grown into something that would be cherished for generations to follow.
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