United States – Links

USA Genealogy Web Sites Genealogical and History Societies, USA The Ancestry wiki includes up to date versions of two key books for…

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Backup Your Genealogy! and Cloud Storage – Links

BACK UP YOUR GENEALOGY! at least once a month, if not more. Ideally you should store backups regularly on different media (for…

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Loyalists – Links

United Empire Loyalists The BCGS Walter Dracycott Library now includes the former Library collection of the Vancouver Branch, United Empire Loyalists’ Association…

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Genealogy Myths, Frauds, Spoofs and Scams – Links

Six Genealogy Myths to Avoid, Family Tree Magazine: http://www.familytreemagazine.com/article/Six-Genealogy-Myths-to-Avoid  How to Identify & Avoid Genealogy Scams, Kimberly Powell, About.com: http://genealogy.about.com/od/basics/tp/scams.htm Myths, Hoaxes…

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Switzerland – Links

Genealogy and Family History – Switzerland Swiss Society of Genealogical Studies, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Familienforschung SGFF: http://www.sgffweb.ch Swiss Genealogy on the Internet:…

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South Africa – Links

SOUTH AFRICA Genealogical Society of South Africa: http://www.genza.org.za/ Virtual branch, Genealogical Society of South Africa: http://www.eggsa.org National Archives of South Africa: http://www.national.archives.gov.za/index.htm   …

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France – Links

GENEALOGY – FRANCE Note that the commercial/$ websites mentioned here usually offer some free information or services. The French Genealogy Blog: http://french-genealogy.typepad.com …

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Twenty Ways to Avoid Grief When Researching by Margaret M. Sharon

Note: The tips in this article are as valid today as ever for genealogical and family history research.  This article has been…

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Vancouver Voters, 1886

John D. Reid at his Anglo-Celtic Connections blog has published a note about Vancouver Voters, 1886, a book researched and published by…

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Croatia – Links

Genealogy – Croatia The best list of links for Croatia (and many other European countries) are posted on the Federation of East…

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