In this episode:
- News from the Blogosphere
- Top Tips: From Table to Family Tree
- 101 Best Websites: Inside Ancestry.com
- Family Tree University: Finding Female Ancestors
- Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
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.
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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdlr18AdymI&list=PL52667AD59FAB116D
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 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.