Thursday, October 7, 2010

Helpful Links in

This article appeared in a recent edition of RootsWeb Review, the online news letter from RootsWeb. It has a raft of links to great resources available on RootsWeb that you may have overlooked. Take a minute to check them out.

"As stated in Getting Started at RootsWeb, the primary purpose and function of RootsWeb, is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. And one of the ways we accomplish this goal, is through tutorials – some provided by the RootsWeb Review columnists, our dedicated RootsWeb staff and others by the RootsWeb family of volunteers.

"RootsWeb Review Archives
You can always find a previously published article or tip in the archives at

A few ideas from the RootsWeb family of volunteers
Want to learn about Native American genealogy? Try Paul Carter's “Cherokee Gen Tutorial”.
Want to know how to get a copy of a soldier's official Civil War military record? See Geoffrey R. Walden's “Compiled Service Records (CSRs) - Civil War Soldiers”.
How about creating web pages?Pat Geary will teach you how to “Create a New Website in Expression Web”.
And don't forget the Webmaster FAQs.
Want to avoid genealogical issues?Read “Twenty Ways to Avoid Genealogical Grief” (originally published in The British Columbia Genealogist, Vol. 17 #1, Mar/88).
RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees. And finally, don't forget this almost timeless step-by-step guides created by professional genealogists, Julia M. Case, Myra Vanderpool Gormley, CG and Rhonda McClure. Topics include: Using Technology: Software and GEDCOMs; Vital Records: Death, Tombstones and Cemeteries; Taxing Tales; Tracing Immigrant Ancestors; Fraternal Organizations; City Directories and Newspapers; Canadian, French-Canadian, Acadian and French Connections; African American, Native American, Jewish, Unique Peoples (Melungeon, Black Dutch, etc.); Adoption and Orphans Records, & many more."

[Previously published in RootsWeb Review: 11 August 2010, Vol. 13, No. 8]

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