This month, dig into your female roots with the book From the Family Kitchen and Family Tree University's new Finding Female Ancestors course. Plus: Take a closer look at Ancestry.com
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Lisa Louise Cooke
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Listen as Diane shares her own experiences researching
Read Diane’s blog posts on the Genealogy Insider blog:
Top Tips: From Table to Family Tree
Gena Philibert Ortega has written a wonderful book called From the Family Kitchen: Discover Your Food Heritage and Preserve Favorite Recipes that also reveals some innovative ways to learn more about our female ancestors.
Gena recommends these digitized book websites:
Watch the video: “Family History and Food - Cookbooks, Recipes, Diets in Our Ancestors Lives” at the Genealogy Gems YouTube channel: http://www/youtube.com/genealogygems
Watch Gena and Lisa cooking in Lisa’s kitchen with a vintage kitchen tool of the past at the Genealogy Gems Channel playlist called Food and Family History:
101 Best Websites: Inside Ancestry.com
Contributing Editor David Fryxell helps us take a
closer look at Ancestry.com and make sure you are getting the most from the
site, including finding those elusive female ancestors. David recommends
tapping into the card catalogue, and utilizing wild cards in your searches.
Get the On-Demand Webinar Recording:
Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com:Tips, Hints and Hacks for Finding Your
Family Tree University: Finding Female Ancestors
Author and instructor Lisa Alzo joins Lisa to provide tips from her Finding Female Ancestors class. Lisa shares how to tease out maiden names, sources to check, and learning more about the historical context of our female ancestor’s lives.
The Publisher's Desk with Allison Dolan
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes
and visit her website
for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.