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22 Feb 2017

Genealogy on Facebook List Updated Feb 2017

The invaluable Genealogy on Facebook List updated Feb 2017. Compiled by talented genealogist (and my friend) Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Genealogy on Facebook List contains 10,600+ links to English-speaking Facebook groups & pages related to genealogy & history. 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. Katherine's genealogy research on locations, subjects, time periods, ethnicity, societies, and other resources. The list is laid out well and easy to navigate and has a Table of Contents. The list is arranged 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 to existing organizations, libraries, archives, societies and [...]

6 Sep 2015

Genealogy Groups on Facebook

A wealth of research assistance awaits you in the many Genealogy groups on Facebook. Genealogist Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has just updated her list of 5,500+ genealogy groups on Facebook links. 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. Download the 169-page PDF file here containing information and links to Facebook groups and pages for genealogy research on locations, subjects, time periods, ethnicity, societies, and other resources. The list is laid out well and easy to navigate and has a Table of Contents. The list is arranged 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 [...]

27 Jan 2015

List of Facebook Genealogy Resources

Have you heard about the list of Facebook Genealogy Resources? Download the 120-page PDF of 4,130+ links to genealogy resources on Facebook (updated 18 Oct 2014) here: Genealogy on Facebook List. This list is compiled and updated at regular intervals by genealogist Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Inspired by her success using Facebook to break down some of her brick walls, Katherine’s List of Facebook Genealogy Resources is a gold mine of information. Gail Dever has created a Canadian list that includes French-speaking groups & pages, available at this link:  Facebook for Canadian Genealogy. Willson's list is arranged by location or subject. Location links 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 both subject groups that are only on Facebook, but also includes links for existing organizations, libraries, archives, and surname societies with Facebook pages. There are [...]

3 Apr 2014

First Friday Genealogy April 2014

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 your weekend family history research. Sign up below to start your free subscription: [cm_ajax_subscribe id=2] [...]