- Miriam Midkiff’s Ancestories, Ancestories1 and Ancestories2. This complex of sites consists of Miriam’s stories of her (and her husband’s and sister-in-law’s) ancestors, her research blog, and her life story for her descendants. She writes well and generously. And in Ancestories2, her story for her descendants, she includes “prompts” to help her readers create their own stories. Miriam writes from eastern Washington state, but frequently focuses on Michigan.
- Rootdig by Michael John Neill. One of the most interesting places to visit every day! Informative and entertaining, this author and lecturer packs his site with tips and genealogy of the well-known (check out how the British authorities classified Queen Victoria in the 1851 census!
- Tim Agazio’s Genealogy Reviews Online. Tim says he “provides reviews of online resources, books, and software devoted to genealogy research.” Tim’s site has clean lines and is an easy read. He’s insightful and has a sense of humor. Tim is based in Colorado.
- Family Matters by Denise Olson. Denise calls her blog “Tech Support for the Family Historian.” And that it is! Check out some of these recent posts: Diigo groups, “Is your router secure?”, and “The 20 Minute Guide to Web Security.”
- Kinexxions by Becky Wiseman. A native Hoosier and Navy veteran, Becky has quickly become a favorite within the genea-blogging community. She’s working with FamilySearch on indexing Indiana marriages.
- Apple’s Tree. A school bus driver using the nom de blog “Apple,” this writer is based in the town of Snowville, New York (which sounds like a real challenge for a school bus driver!)
- Amy Crooks’ Untangled Family Roots. Amy is from Post Falls, Idaho, and has a separate site of the same name where she provides products and services to help preserve family heritage. She’s started a carnival on her blog called “Who is that?
- Dana Huff’s Our Family History. An interesting, well-written site; enjoyable and informative.
- Taneya’s Genealogy Blog. A librarian in Nashville, Taneya says she loves computers and the Internet–her genealogy blog, one of several she keeps, certainly shows it.
February 20, 2007 Tuesday at 2:14 am