Some other blogs and useful information

This page contains a selection of links I find useful.   There are a zillion websites related to genealogy, and Cyndi’s List has many of them if you’re looking for something that is not here.

Some handy-dandy reference sites to keep near:

Here are some other blogs that are worth checking out.   I may not agree with all the authors, but that doesn’t matter:

  • Your Genetic Genealogist – CeCe Moore is one of the best known “genetic genealogists” around today.
  • Genes and Trees – Angie Bush is another well known crossover between genealogy and genetics.
  • Yahoo! DNA-NEWBIE  list – A place to start.
  • The Genetic Genealogist – Blaine Bettinger is yet another well known worker at the intersection of genealogy and genomics.
  • Kitty Cooper’s Blog – Kitty is a distant Norwegian cousin. She’s also got lots of stuff about genetic genealogy and Norwegian genealogy.
  • Taneya’s Genealogy Blog –  Taneya Koonce knows a bit about Southern (that would be US) genealogy and has gone down the DNA path.
  • DNA Footprints (The Rose Bush) – Kasandra Rose is an ardent activist for adoptees wishing to use DNA to help them in their searches.
  • Beginner’s Guide to Genetic Genealogy – Kelly Wheaton has some useful step-by-step guides for newbies.
  • GenealogyBlog – Leland & Patty Meitzler compile copious ins and outs of new books and stuff related to getting money out of you, in the name of genealogy.
  • Cruwys news – Debbie Kennett stays on top of the UK genealogy scene, with a special interest in DNA in that fair land.  She seems especially level headed.
  • The Ancestry Insider – If you want to know about what is happening at ancestry.com and FamilySearch, then this a good first stop.
  • Genea-Musings – Randy Seaver not only has learned a thing or two about genealogy but he is an advocate for pushing the window on using technology in traditional genealogy circles.  See also The Geneaholic.
  • Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog – Harold Henderson has local knowledge about those states in fly-over country, in which many of our ancestors settled or passed through.