Back to Your Roots: Blogging About Genealogy and Family History


This week, genealogists around the world are meeting at RootsTech, an annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, that explores the intersection of family history and technology. Participants — from novice family historians to seasoned genealogists — can attend a range of sessions with speakers and experts, some of whom make WordPress their online home, like the Scott Brothers, Judy G. Russell of The Legal Genealogist, and Amy Johnson Crow.

Interested in digging into genealogy or researching and documenting your family history? Here are a few sites on to give you ideas.

Genealogy Sisters


Since the mid-1990s, sisters Maryann and Veronica have researched the Polish and Irish sides of their family. They publish their findings and stories — along with photos, documents, maps, and more — in a traditional blog format using the tried-and-true Twenty Ten theme.

A family photo from "Year in Review -- 2016" at Genealogy Sisters. A family photo from “Year in Review — 2016” at Genealogy…

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