Friday, March 23, 2012
Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing by Megan Smolenyak
Megan Smolenyak's book, Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing, is a great read for anyone interested in genealogy and genealogical research. She recounts many of her successes in genealogy, including finding President Obama's Irish roots, reuniting lost family bibles with the descendants of original owners, identifying the next of kin for WWII and Korean war soldiers. It was interesting to read about her methodolgy, and if you are an amateur genealogist you will enjoy seeing how she goes about her research. With the popularity of Ancestry.com, and shows like Who Do You Think You Are? this book is sure to be popular.
Forensic Genealogy by Colleen Fitzpatrick
In Search of our Ancestors by Megan Smolenyak
The Scots: A Genetic Journey by Alistair Moffat