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Archive for March, 2008

Guidelines for Posting Good Genealogy Queries

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

How can you find an answer if you don’t know how to phrase the question? Isn’t it amazing that even today with all the worlds information increasingly online and at our literal fingertips…. that sometimes we have a hard time putting into words exactly what we’re looking for? But it’s true, searching for information is [...]

New North Carolina Genealogy Forums

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

You will probably have noticed the link at the top of the page for the North Carolina Genealogy Forum. I’ve just finished adding forums for each county of the state and linking to them from the respective county pages. It’s been a long time coming, but feel free to post your genealogy queries in the [...]

RSS Feed Strangeness with Google Reader

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

For those of you that view this site via the RSS feed. I noticed in the last day or two some strange behavior with Google Reader’s treatment of the site. I don’t know, but it may affect viewers that use ANY google service to retrieve the feed. Anyway, I migrated the northcarolinagenealogy.net domain out of [...]

Online Newspaper Archives

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

My recent posts on historical photos got me thinking about historical newspaper articles. Our Asheville Citizen-Times site offers articles older than 7 days for a fee online. Of course, that archive only goes back to 1999 online. This isn’t exactly what I was thinking of. I remember once upon a time researching in old newspaper [...]

Sharing Your Old Family Photos Online

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Last time I talked about a new historic photos archive at the Asheville Citizen-Times. I think this is a great thing and would love to see more news organizations push ahead and release their older photo content for public browsing. But how is the average person to do that. We all have boxes or old [...]