About "Good to Know: A Genealogist's Guide"

A multi-discipline approach to genealogy - A genealogist's way of working generally encompasses several different fields of study at once, thus the more well-rounded your genealogist is concerning various disciplines of study, the better that genealogist will be able to locate your ancestors, and maybe even tell you a little about what they were like.

This blog will discuss what types of things are "Good to Know" for a genealogist or for anyone researching his/her own family tree.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ancestor Approved Award Nominations

As a recipient of the "Ancestor Approved Award" I was also asked to pass on the award to 10 other genealogy bloggers.

If you should choose to accept the award, the requirements of said action are as such:
1) Write a blog which explains the "Ancestor Approved Award":
    Include the image above as it represents the award itself.   
    It was created in Mar 2010 by
Leslie Ann Ballou, author of Ancestors Live Here.
    She created the award as a way to show how much she appreciates and enjoys "blogs full of tips and tricks as well as funny and heartwarming stories...". 
2) List ten (10) things which surprised, humbled or enlightened you about your ancestors. 
3) Nominate ten (10) blogs for the "Ancestor Approved Award"

My Nominations for the "Ancestor Approved Award"  (in no particular order):
1) Genealogy By Ginger's Blog

2) Finding Family Stories
3) Keeping the Story Alive: Sharing genealogical resources, stories and techniques from one determined researcher to others 

4) Searching Every Corner, Researching Every Turn  
5) Family History Tech: Leveraging Technology for Genealogy
6) The TechnoGenealogist

No Contact Info Found
The Modern Genealogist 
8) Digicopia Genealogy Resources
9) Resting in Pennsylvania
10) Civil War Women Blog

If anyone knows a way to contact those on the "No Contact Info Found" list, please let me know or direct them to this page.



  1. Civil War Women Blog appears to be Maggie MacLean: https://plus.google.com/113358938908554468656/posts

  2. Digicopia appears to be owned by Dave Voelker: http://www.enom.com/whois/default.aspx?DomainName=DigicoPia.com

  3. The Modern Genealogist is owned by Randy Whited: http://about.me/rwhited