My Ancestor Approved Genealogy Blogs and Sites

My Ancestor Approved Genealogy Blogs and SitesKathy Reed of Jones Family Matters was nice enough a few weeks ago to give this blog an Ancestor Approved Award. So here is My Ancestor Approved Genealogy Blogs and Sites list.

 Ancestor Approved Award was created in March 2010 by Leslie Ann Ballou of Ancestors Live Here to appreciate and enjoy geneablogs that are “full of tips and tricks as well as funny and heartwarming stories….”

Recipients list ten things that surprised, humbled, or enlightened them about their ancestors and ten blogs to pass the award on to. I posted my list of things learned (so far) a few days ago here. And now here are my nominees for the Ancestor Approved award:

1.     Michelle at The Turning of Generations

2.    Cynthia at ChicagoGenealogy: Insights, Observations, and Questions Waiting to Be Answered

3.    Thomas at High-Definition Genealogy: Family History in Focus

4.    Greta at Greta’s Genealogy Bog

5.    Mark at Many Roads

6.    Judy at Genealogy Leftovers

7.    Elizabeth at Little Bytes of Life

8.    Jennifer at Chicago Family History

9.    Jirene at Jirene’s Genealogy Tips & Random Thoughts

10.  Heather at Nutfield Genealogy

Stop by these blogs – I think you’ll like them as much as I do.

About the Author:

Nancy Loe has an MA in American History and an MLS in Library Science and Archives. She has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, at Rootstech, SCGS Jamboree, and state and regional genealogy conferences. Her website was featured in Family Tree Magazine's “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow.”


  1. Sassy Jane Genealogy 5 February 2011 at 7:09 PM - Reply

    You’re welcome, Greta – your “bog” is great!

  2. Greta Koehl 5 February 2011 at 5:54 PM - Reply

    Thank you so much, SJ! This is a great list of blogs and I am flattered to be included!

  3. Judy Webster 4 February 2011 at 2:46 PM - Reply

    Thanks for nominating Genealogy Leftovers. My list of ten nominees includes your blog, which I find very interesting and helpful.

  4. Sassy Jane Genealogy 4 February 2011 at 1:09 PM - Reply

    You’re welcome!

  5. Michelle Goodrum 4 February 2011 at 1:02 PM - Reply

    Thanks Nancy!

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