This week’s crème de la crème — May 8, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Blogs
Newfoundland Ancestors: Newfoundland Methodist Church Conference by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story.

Using the New York City Police Census 1890 by Jackie Corrigan on As Canadian as can be.

1950 Census: Availability Hinges on Volunteers by Dena Gray Fisher on Ancestry Bird Dog.

Find Ancestors in Almshouse & Poorhouse Records by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy.

New database documents 1 million WWII citizen heroes who defended Moscow by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family.

New website for Cork Archives as it prepares to re-open on 11 May by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

A Visit to the ScotlandsPeople Centre in Edinburgh by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES.

Part 1 – Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors – Which Germans? by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.

Find A Grave by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

12 Tips on Finding and Using Templates for Family Stories by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memory.

Want Ancestor-Specific Ethnicity? Test Mitochondrial DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

GEDmatch Has a Makeover! But It’s Purely Cosmetic by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

Articles
B.C. genealogist key to naming murder victim in decades-old California cold case by Andrea Demeer, Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News, British Columbia.

‘Kiss baby for me’: First use of DNA to link Franklin expedition sailor to descendant, Canadian Press.

Tipperary library services to digitise Poor Law Union Minute Books by Tomás O Mainnín, RTÉ, Dublin, Ireland.

Is your name on this list? Your Jewish roots might be in Cairo, Baghdad or nearby by Asaf Shalev, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, New York, New York.

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Posted On: May 8, 2021 at 06:06AM