Friday, June 13, 2014

Follow Friday ~ Fab Finds for June 13, 2014

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)
  1. 70th Anniversary of D-Day AND Celebrating a Centenarian: Henry Roy Tucker by Schalene Dagutis, author of Tangled Roots and Trees
  2. Granite in my Blood Turns Eight by Midge Frazel, author of Granite in My Blood
  3. Tossing Grandma's Antique China in the Trash... by Nicholas Weerts, author of The Dead Relative Collector
  4. Shortcake, Muffins, To Brighten Carpet - Gramma's Webster's Spelling Recipe Book - Family Recipe Friday AND Am I Crazy? by Nancy Messier, author of My Ancestors and Me
  5. 358...More than a Number by Michelle G. Taggart, author of A Southern Sleuth
  6. Transfer DNA Results or Retest at Family Tree DNA? AND Stavanger, Norway, Land of Misty Fjords by Roberta Estes, author of DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
  7. How to Use Your Tablet to Make Genealogy Research Trips Easier AND "Retirement" Tips for Ancestry Y-DNA & mtDNA, MyCanvas and Customers by Diane Haddad – Genealogy Insider for Family Tree Magazine Blog
  8. Not Just Flag Day for Me by Nancy H. Vest, author of Nancy H. Vest
  9. Recent Feedly Outage: Always Have an Exit Strategy for Your Data by Thomas MacEntee, author of Hack Genealogy
  10. 5 Tips For Interviewing a Family Member with Dementia by Lisa Lisson, author of Lisa Lisson
  11. Why did I travel 3128 to attend the SCGS 2014 Jamboree? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo, author of Nutfield Genealogy
  12. Mixing Genealogy and Mental Health – Rarely Easy, But Can Be Done AND Successful Meeting of Genealogy and Mental Health by Paul, author of Ups and Downs of Family History
  13. Wedding Wednesday: A Question of Nationality by Melanie Frick, author of Homestead Genealogical Research
  14. The MyCanvas Retirement Problem - Saving as a Set of PDF Files by Randy Seaver, author of Genea-Musings
  15. Learning: Plotting Family Cemeteries on Google Maps by Heather Collins for Young & Savvy Genealogists
  16. RootsTech Announces Special Hotel Rates for 2015 Conference by Amy E. Smith for FamilySearch Blog
  17. New FamilySearch Add On: Find-a-Record by Ancestry Insider, author of The Ancestry Insider
  18. Another Unexpected Find, My Cousin! by Ellie, author of Ellie's Ancestors
  19. Happy birthday, Mom! by Debi Austen, author of Who Knew?
  20. Why, Ancestry? Why? by Judy G. Russell, author of The Legal Genealogist
  21. Scary Tombstones for Friday the 13th by Barbara Poole, author of Life From The Roots

The 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge by Amy Johnson Crow, author of No Story Too Small -

Randy Seaver, author of Genea-Musings has put together a list of blog posts about the recent SCGS Jamboree -

In Case You Missed It….My Contribution to the Blogosphere This Week

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog

Thanks for reading!

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  1. Thanks so much for listing my post about the SCGS Jamboree!

  2. Thank you so much for the mention Jana. I appreciate love being able to go through the blogs you mention each week.

    1. You're very welcome Michelle! And thanks for your kind comments! =)

  3. Thank you for sharing my post, Jana!

  4. Thank you for sending people to my two posts, Jana. I appreciate it. Thanks, too, for continuing to do your Fab Finds every week. I know it takes some time, effort, and a commitment.

    1. You're very welcome Nancy! And thank you so much for your sweet comments! I appreciate them. =)

  5. Jana, what a fantastic list this week! Thanks for including Judy Russell's commentary on a serious concern facing a number of researchers pursuing DNA testing. Anyone interested in updates on that issue might be interested in Judy's follow up post today.

    1. Hi Jacqi,

      Thank you for your very kind comments! I did see Judy's follow up post, but I saw it after I had already published this post. I'll share it in next week's Fab Finds post. =)

  6. Thanks so much, Jana - it's always hard to write a post honoring my parents who are no longer with us.

  7. What a great list this week, Jana! [And I'm not just saying this because one of mine made it!] I can always count on you to share great stories & useful content. Thanks for your hard work and thanks for including my post this week, as well!

    1. You're very welcome for including your post Nicholas! And thank you so much for your kind comments. =)

  8. Hi Jana. Just catching up on last Friday's Fab Finds. There are some really great posts in there that I wouldn't have found without you listing them. Thanks!




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