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14 December 2010

Honored to Be Nominated by Family Tree Magazine

The California Genealogical Society and Library blog is honored to be included in the Local/ Regional category of Family Tree Magazine's 40 Best Genealogy Blogs nominees. The magazine will name the Family Tree 40 in the July 2011 issue and they are asking for your help!

The nominated blogs are divided into eight categories:
  • Everything
  • Cemetery
  • Technology
  • Heritage
  • Research Advice/ How To
  • Local/ Regional
  • New 
  • My Family History
Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010. Choose five blogs in each category.

Among the nominees are several other CGS member blogs:

Elyse's Genealogy Blog by Elyse Doerflinger

Little Bytes of Life by Elizabeth O'Neal

The Educated Genealogist by Sheri Fenley

The Internet Genealogist by Leah Allen

We Tree by Amy Cofin

One of the five genealogy blogger panelists who lent their expertise in formulating the blog categories and qualifications (and whose blogs have been excluded from consideration) is "far-flung" (as he calls himself) member Thomas MacEntee, author of Destination: Austin Family and GeneaBloggers. The other Family Tree 40 panelists are Lisa Louise Cooke, DearMYRTLE and Randy Seaver.

Now, please go vote for your favorite blogs!

Copyright © 2010 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library