Evidence Explained Review

More Glowing Reviews of ‘Evidence Explained’ Fourth Edition

The latest issue of the Tennessee Genealogical Society’s  Ansearchin’ News features two more reviews of the new edition of Elizabeth Shown Mills’ Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace. Here are the highlights:  In the first review, archivist and genealogist Melissa Barker writes, “Mills has done an excellent job in this fourth edition.[…]Read more

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Generation by Generation: A Modern Approach to the Basics of Genealogy

Winning Review for Generation by Generation on “Organize Your Family History”

Professional organizer Janine Adams writes the blog, Organize Your Family History. She also has produced a bundle of publications to help genealogists keep themselves on track as they gather more and more information about their family. Janine recently reviewed Generation by Generation: A Modern Approach to the Basics of Genealogy, by Drew Smith.  Here is[…]Read more

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DNA for Native American Genealogy Review

DNA for Native American Genealogy, by Roberta Estes, earns Strong Endorsement from National Genealogical Society Quarterly

The following review appeared in the December 2022 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. DNA far Native American Genealogy. By Roberta Estes. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 229; Baltimore, MD  21211-1953;  http://www.genealogical.com/; 2021; ISBN’ 978-0-8063-2118-9. xiii,176 pp. Charts, glossary, illustrations, maps. Paperback. $34.95. “If you have a family[…]Read more

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Massachusetts Society of Genealogists hails Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants as “a valuable resource for genealogists at all levels.

Massachusetts Society of Genealogists hails Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants as “a valuable resource for genealogists at all levels”

The following review appears in the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists journal, MASSOG,  Volume 48 (2023-2024), No. 2 The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States, Second Edition in Three Volumes, by Gary Boyd Roberts (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2022. cxciii + 1,725 pp. Index. Softcover $190.00). Order[…]Read more

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Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter Endorses New Ohio Guidebook

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter Endorses New Ohio Guidebook

The following stellar review by Bobbi King of the new Third Edition of Genealogical Research in Ohio, by Kip Sperry, appeared in the December 15, 2023, issue of Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. “Book Review: Genealogical Research in Ohio – 15 Dec 2023  The following book review was written by Bobbi King: Genealogical Research in Ohio.[…]Read more

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Review of African American News in the Baltimore Sun, 1870-1927

RESEARCHING SCOTS-IRISH ANCESTORS. The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster, 1600–1800. Second Edition Garners Excellent Reviews

Several months ago, we announced that Genealogical.com had published the preeminent textbook for Scots-Irish genealogy: William Roulston’s  RESEARCHING SCOTS-IRISH ANCESTORS. The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster, 1600–1800. This 2018 second edition is a massively expanded version of its 2005 predecessor. The new edition includes additional information on church records and landed estate papers,[…]Read more

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Evidence Explained Review

Early Reviews of Evidence Explained Fourth Edition are Glowing

Over the past week or two, we received highly favorable reviews of the new fourth edition of Evidence Explained. Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace from three of the most popular genealogy bloggers on the Internet: Marian B. Wood (“Climbing My Family Tree”), Randy Seaver (“Genea-Musings” ), and Linda Stufflebean (“Empty Branches on the[…]Read more

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The Florida Genealogist Gives High Marks to our Recent Publications

The Florida Genealogist Gives High Marks to our Recent Publications

The Florida Genealogist is the quarterly journal of the Florida Genealogical Society. In its June 2023 issue (Volume XLVI—Number 1), the journal’s staff posted the article, “Using Books to Advance Our Research.” Three of our recent publications are reviewed in the article, so we wanted to share some of the comments about those books with[…]Read more

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Genealogy Book Reviews

Midwest Book Review Endorses Second Edition of Our Quaker Ancestors. Finding Them in Quaker Records

The Midwest Book Review, a longstanding source for acquisition librarians responsible for adding to their collections, recently endorsed the Second Edition of Ellen and David Berry’s guidebook, Our Quaker Ancestors. Finding Them in Quaker Records. The review, which appeared in the August 2022 issue of “The Bookwatch” follows below: “The second updated edition of Our[…]Read more

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