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This Week’s New Genealogy Blogs – 21 March 2009

[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 sidebar to pass along information on new blogs.]

This week we offer 15 new genealogy and family-history related blogs. We now list over 357 in our blog list!

And a quick note, Google Reader’s automatic blog list is back up and running!

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

Arlene Eakle’s Tennessee Genealogy Blog

“Loyal and Gentle Readers, Please accept this special invitation to be the first genealogists to read my NEW Tennessee Blog: “…reared in the common cause of family…” This new blog launches tomorrow, 17 Mar 2009. The 17th of Mar 1775 and all the days leading up to it and the aftermath of it created one of the most pivotal events in the history of Tennessee and Kentucky. And it changed forever the developing history of the United States of America. Keep in mind–as Tennessee goes, so goes the rest of the country. You won’t want to miss even one episode in this important saga for your genealogy–tune in, and register to receive all issues, and to be able to add your comments and questions. See you tomorrow. Your favorite Tennessee genealogist, Arlene Eakle”

Climbing the O’Connell Family Tree

“I have started this blog to make it easier for my family to follow the research I have done on our family tree. In the past most of our communication has been via email between certain family members. Within the past month a few more members of the family have started adding to the ever-growing family tree with newer family members. Which has added many branches to our tree. I am so happy to see that this obsession has moved to the next generation. I know that whenever I have completed my research (which will not be for many, many years) someone will pick up where I left off and continue. So this is just the start and within the next few days I hope to really blog what I have found within the past few months. Since this has been the best year of my research. “

Cruwys News

“Welcome to the Cruwys one-name study blog. The intention is to use this page as an adjunct to the existing profile page on the Guild website. I’m hoping to share all the latest developments in my research over the coming months. I hope you find something of interest.”

FGS/AGS 2009 “Passages through Time” A Conference for the Nations Genealogists

“”Passages through Time” describes our ancestors lives and our journey to research our family history. Keep up-to-date on the news, lectures, exhibit hall, and people connected to the Conference via this blog. We’ll post breaking news, details on lectures, speakers, vendors, special offers, conference events, shopping, getting to hotels/convention center, and the beauty of Arkansas. This conference has special elements never found before at a FGS conference.”

Genit (Norwegian Genealogy)

“Jeg har skrevet flere bøker om slektsgransking. Den siste boken handler om utvandringen, men jeg har også skrevet om temaer som grunnleggende slektsgransking og slekt og data. Jeg har også skrevet dataartikler for Hjemme-PC, samt sittet i redaksjonen for Slekt og Data. Dette er DIS-Norges medlemsblad.”

It Just Never Came Up

“It Just Never Came Up. It should be our family motto. Someday I’ll design a family crest with the words in reverent Latin, artfully sculpted in some fancy font, surrounding a caricature of a “speak no evil” monkey that bears a vague resemblance to Grandpa Johnson. You’ll meet Grandpa soon. But for now, I’ll use this as an outlet to record bits of family history and personal blogging notes. I hope you’ll stop by once in a while.”

It’s All Relatives

“Welcome to my new genealogy blog! I’ve maintained a web page for genealogy ( for many years and have blogged in the past, but this is my first attempt at a blog specifically about genealogy. I hope to use this blog to share some of the stories I encounter during my research and maybe even some tips I come across. I still plan to maintain the web site, but use the blog will be more dynamic. We’ll see how this goes! Hopefully time will allow me opportunities to update often! I’m looking forward to this new branch of my genealogy research!”

Kinfolk News: Random Thoughts and Research Notes

“Research on the following surnames: Ash, Bynum, Crew, Hefner, Hicks, Montgomery, Perdue, Periman, Rigsby, Rogers, Rosson, Schmidt and Spangenberg.”

LivS Blogg (more Norwegian genealogy)

“Litt om meg, litt om slektsforsking, litt om alt. NB Husk at livet skal leves i sakte trav, men oppleves i galopp !!!!!”

Paula’s Genealogical Eclectica

“A little of this, a little of that. Miscellaneous “stuff” and genealogical gold. Occasional fluff, but with a meaning. Notes from a full-time professional genealogist & friends on research, genealogical events, life, and family.”

Tangled Trees

“Making History Your Own – A Genealogist’s thoughts, tid-bits, inspirations, and, of course, brick walls – All very much randomly posed. One person’s life does not stand-alone but interacts with family, neighbors, community, and history. Our Trees become Tangled just by living.”

The James Scrolls

“An additive foray for stories, pictures and information about the ancestry and descendants of William and Nancy Scott James of Tennessee and Georgia. Remember to wear your helmet, drink plenty of fluids, and enjoy yourself.”

The Wandering Genealogist

“Hello, this is the first post in what will hopefully be a regular blog on the subject of genealogy, in particular English genealogy and even more likely Sussex genealogy (as that is where most of my ancestors and relations come from). The “wandering” element comes from my love of walking, and where possible I combine the two, by visiting the areas frequented by my ancestors and relations. So stay tuned….”

Untangled Family Roots

“My interest in genealogy started when I was a child. My dad’s mom use to tell me that the family history book had been burned in a fire, but she knew we were related to Daniel Boone. I never forgot that. I’d like to announce my new focus with my blog. I am now a charter member of Graveyard Rabbits. Which is a perfect fit considering the direction my blog has already taken. I will now be focusing on the preservation, history and customs around graveyards. This should be fun!”

Wright Genealogy Blog

“Hello and welcome to my Blog. A great big thank you to Drew Smith, one of The Genealogy Guys, for his presentation to the Indian River Genealogical Society about social networking tools including Facebook and blogging. As Webmaster for the IRGS, I had to try these things out and the results have been truly amazing.  Now, whether I can keep up the feeding of my blog with enough regularity to keep people coming back for a look-see is a whole different story, but I’ll give it a try.”

3 thoughts on “This Week’s New Genealogy Blogs – 21 March 2009

  1. Hi Thomas.. thanks for all of the new found blogs you list on this site. It is most interesting to see how so many have had to untangle and dig into their family roots.

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