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3 Apr 2014

First Friday Genealogy April 2014

First Friday Genealogy April 2014 sassy jane genealogy

The First Friday Genealogy April 2014 issue goes out tomorrow, but there’s still time to sign up for my free newsletter.

Available (you guessed it) the first Friday of the month, First Friday Genealogy with Sassy Jane contains tips and tricks for your family history research and highlights from the Sassy Jane site, so you don’t miss a thing.

My focus is genealogy from an archivist’s perspective, including using primary sources effectively, search strategies, archives news, and technology tips. Frequent topics include how to organize genealogy research, catalog family photographs, and simplify sources and citations. I also like sharing information on using iPads and iPhones for mobile genealogy.

There are lots of genealogy newsletters out there, so I want you to know that First Friday Genealogy with Sassy Jane is: 1. short, 2. sweet, 3. free. Delivery is timed to inspire […]

7 Mar 2014

Sassy Jane Genealogy in Family Tree Magazine

sassy jane genealogy in family tree magazine sassy jane genealogyWelcome to all of my new readers. Last Friday I was happily surprised to find Sassy Jane Genealogy in Family Tree Magazine.

Lisa Louise Cooke’s article, “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow,” includes this site and my posts on Facebook. It’s been a wonderful week with lots of new readers and I want to thank Lisa for including me.

Let’s also take a look at some of the other genealogists in the article. You can’t go wrong with:

CeCe Moore
Genetic genealogist CeCe Moore specializes in genealogy and adoption research. Visit her websites Your Genetic Genealogist and Adoption and DNA.

The Legal Genealogist
Judy G. Russell just delivered the keynote at Rootstech and is one of genealogy’s shining stars. Visit her site, The Legal Genealogist, and follow her […]

25 Feb 2014

Genealogy on Facebook List – Tuesday’s Tip

genealogy on facebook list sassy jane genealogyThis Tuesday’s Tip is a new (to me) resource called the Genealogy on Facebook list.

Genealogist Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has compiled a list of 3,000+ Facebook genealogy links and updates the list monthly. Inspired by her success using Facebook to break down some of her brick walls, Katherine’s Genealogy on Facebook list is a gold mine of resources.

The list is arranged either by location or subject. Links for locations on Facebook include virtually every country from Australia to Zimbabwe; U.S. locations are broken out by state. Subject links run the gamut from adoption to surnames. The links include subject groups that collaborate only on Facebook, and links for existing organizations, libraries, archives, and surname societies.

The German Genealogy research group has been instrumental in advancing my continuing Prussian […]