A friend tells me that the Ancestry Insider is honored this year on the Family Tree Magazine list of the 101 Best Genealogy Websites for 2014! I visited their website and, sure enough, there I was! There are many, many websites better than mine, so it is a pleasure to be named. The Ancestry Insider was one of the five websites mentioned in the “Best Genealogy News” category, alongside Dick Eastman, Dear Myrtle, Lisa Louise Cooke, and the RootsWeb massive set of mailing list, where you can here the news about pretty much any subject, locale, or surname.
David A. Fryxell put the list together again this year.
Click the category below to see the best websites from that category:
- Best Big Genealogy Websites
- Best US Genealogy Websites
- Best Military Genealogy Websites
- Best Social Media Websites for Genealogy
- Best Mapping Websites for Genealogy
- Best Genealogy News Websites
- Best Tech Tools for Genealogy
- Best Canadian Genealogy Websites
- Best Historic Newspapers Websites
- Best Websites for Vital Records
- Best African-American Genealogy Websites
- Best State Genealogy Websites
- Best Websites for Immigrant Research
- Best UK & Irish Websites
- Best Continental European Genealogy Websites
This is especially meaningful because the editors at Family Tree Magazine provided encouragement to me in this newsletter’s earliest stages, when I was painfully aware of my ragged writing. I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for them. Thank you, Family Tree Magazine!
And I’d like to also thank… (Queue music. Fade to commercial.)