18 April 2009

Not Your Grandmother's Directory Assistance

Ol' Myrt's good friend, Lisa A. Alzo looks at how online directories can help genealogists connect
with their kin in her article "Not Your Grandmother's Directory Assistance", Internet Genealogy, January 2009, pages 17-18.

"In the good old days, if you wanted to contact someone, you’d look up the surname in a bulky, triple-thick printed book." Lisa then goes on to list 18 web-based resources for finding those elusive living relatives. Surely one of them has inherited the old family bible!

Ok, since these Internet-Genealogy Blog postings are to be informative, and not just shamless plugs for well-written magazines, Ol' Myrt will give you two of the links Lisa recommends:

You've got to admit, after a week of postings, that varied and worthwhile topics are being discussed in magazines published by Moorshead Publishing, Ltd.

Stay tuned, next week's offering are just as fascinating.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
Your friend in genealogy.