Genealogy News Directory

These are the must-follow genealogy news blogs for the specific areas where you are researching.

British Isles  |  Ireland  |  Canada  |  United States

British Isles

  • BritishGENES, by Chris Paton - Top stories concerning British Isles ancestral research.
  • Paul Milner Genealogy, by Paul Milner – Resources, research, and book reviews for the British Isles.


  • Irish Genealogy News, by Claire Santry - New record releases, interviews, research tips, and more.


  • Genealogy à la carte, by Gail Dever – A daily blog with roots in the Quebec region and branches into all of Canada and even sometimes the US.
  • Genealogy Canada, by Elizabeth Lapointe - A daily blog about Canadian genealogy, heritage, and history.

United States


  • Indiana Genealogical Society Blog - The Indiana Genealogical Society publishes many databases in their members-only section, and sometimes shares news about other online resources.


  • Laurel Roots, by Laurel Busch - News and information about Kansas online databases.



  • Laurel Roots, by Laurel Busch – News and information about Missouri online databases.

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

  • A Quiltwork of Lives, by Michele Doyle – Up-to-date information on online resources in North Carolina.



  • A Quiltwork of Lives, by Michele Doyle – Up-to-date information on online resources in Pennsylvania.

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About the Directory

There is so much that goes into creating, publishing, and sharing online genealogy records. And we have so far to go! This directory brings three areas of this life-cycle together:

  1. Records Publishers – Organizations who publish online records.
  2. Volunteer Projects - Volunteer indexing projects that can be done from anywhere, to help get more records online.
  3. News Bloggers – Genealogists who share news and information about these online genealogy resources.