New Genealogy Blogs October 27, 2012

new genealogy blogs

There are 3 newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week. Remember to try and help out these new blogs by:

  • using any follow feature listed on the blog
  • adding them to your blog reader
  • adding a comment on their blog saying “hi” and “welcome”

Here are this week’s new listings:

out of my tree

Out Of My Tree
Blog type: Canadian genealogy, Individual family history, Professional genealogist blog

I began compiling my family history as a teenager many years ago and have been researching ever since. About five years ago, I began studying methodology and taking courses on British and Canadian record groups from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies which is part of the Continuing Education Program at the University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto.

Because my grandparents on both sides of my family immigrated to Canada from England in the early twentieth century, most of my personal research has been in British records. Researching in England from Canada can present challenges because of the distance from the original records but technology is making the world a smaller place and researching across an ocean becomes easier every day. Client work has given me experience in many Canadian records as well.

the genetic arborist

The Genetic Arborist
Blog type: Individual family history

Australian based family history blog with tips and stories mainly about Australian and English ancestors.

tufts family genealogy

Tufts Family Genealogy
Blog type: Individual family history

This blog is mostly about the Tufts family in America descended from Peter Tufts who came to Charlestown Massachusetts from England before 1638. I hope to share many great stories of Tufts families and individuals. I also will share things I have found on other Tufts families besides Peter’s many descendants. They include Tufft families from Ireland and other areas of England and those that remain to be discovered. I will also explore the many other families related to the Tufts and share their stories as well. Hopefully this will include the family of my wife (Toland), and Staples, Bakers and Cummings from my mother’s ancestry.

© 2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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About Thomas MacEntee

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more. Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. He also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who has finally figured out what he does best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. Thomas is a big believer in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.