Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pre-order Opportunity

Dr. Thomas Prymak has just published a new book “Gathering a Heritage: Ukrainian, Slavonic and Ethnic Canada and the USA.”
Prymak

Since the 1970s and 1980s, the study of immigration and ethnicity has grown to become an essential aspect of North American history. In Gathering a Heritage, Thomas M. Prymak uses the essays and articles he has written over the past thirty years as a historian of Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian history to Continue reading

How to Research Family History, Part 1

The following article from the New York Times gives a good introduction on how to start a family research project. It is a bit lengthy but well worth the reading time and includes many links. Thanks go to Sandra Krick for suggesting this article for the Blog.


November 6, 2013

Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 1

By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Elizabeth Shown Mills, a genealogist and historical writer, is answering readers’ Continue reading

Evernote for Genealogy

Evernote is a powerful system for collecting and organizing information and particularly useful for genealogical research. Here are 33 Links from Cyndis List:  http://www.cyndislist.com

 

Evernote for Every Genealogist » How to Use Evernote
Links to articles, blogs, and videos on how to use Evernote for your GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH.

Finding Your Roots Show

British roots was the theme for last night’s “Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.” That includes roots from all over the British Empire: As it revealed the family histories of guests Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting, the show touched on research in England, Ireland, Canada, India, the American colonies and Australia.

“Finding Your Roots” Focuses on Ancestry in the British Empire
Posted by Diane

  • Deepak Chopra: This alternative medicine guru and author came to America in 1970, where he eventually became chief of Continue reading

HISTORY OF UKRAINE – PART TWO.

ABRIDGED HISTORY OF UKRAINE – PART TWO.

Loosely translated and abridged by George Skoryk from “HISTORY OF UKRAINE”

by Mykhaylo Hrushevs’kyi

II. PERIOD OF STATEHOOD (879-1360).

Prince Olekh established the Kyivan State proper in 879. He conducted military expeditions to the shores of Caspian Sea and raided Byzantine cities. Prince Ehor followed him, in 912, who not only continued external raids but also had to fight insubordinate tribes of Ulitchs and Derevlans. He died during a battle with Derevlans in 945. His wife Olha revenged his death by brutal suppression of Derevlans. In 964 she became a Christian and established her son Svyatoslav Continue reading

Ukrainian Genealogy On-Air Event

JOIN us on Sunday evening, November 16th @ 8pm ET, to discuss Ukrainian
genealogy topics — LIVE!!

Nashi Predky is hosting our first On-Air event on Ukrainian genealogy.
You can be part of the live event by participating on the panel -OR-
view the event live via our Google+ page or via YouTube! Only the first
10 participants will be able to join the panel.

However, everyone can participate by watching the live broadcast and Continue reading

EEGS GENEALOGICAL SOURCES AND TIPS

 

EAST EUROPEAN
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.
Box 2536
Winnipeg, Manitoba CANADA R3C 4A7
Message/Voice Mail: (204) 989-3292
E-mail: info@eegsociety.org
Website: www.eegsociety.org

eeegmap – NOVEMBER 2014

Dear EEGS Member,
Welcome to another genealogical sources and tips, as well as family history news. Listed below are genealogical tips, sources and family history news. Please also check our Facebook page for additional tips. http://www.facebook.com/pages/East-European-Genealogical-Society/155052604506503 If you are aware of genealogical tips and sources that may assist our members with their research; we would appreciate receiving them via email.

Ø Five Tips to Discover Your Eastern European Roots by Lisa Alzo: If you have no idea where or how to begin searching for your Eastern European Roots, or have heard that it’s too difficult, this blog lists five tips to help jumpstart your research.

http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2014/10/22/five-tips-to-discover-your-eastern-european-roots/#sthash.ijaQ4Hyg.dpuf

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GEDCOM File Finder

Announcing GEDCOM File Finder

Louis Kessler writes:

Gedcom

There is a new freeware program called “GEDCOM File Finder.” You can find it at: www.beholdgenealogy.com/gedcomfilefinder.

It’s a nice little program that does just one thing: It finds and classifies all the Continue reading