Tuesday, June 29, 2010

New Hungary Exchange for Genealogy

Thanks to the 100 Years in America blog, I found out about a new site for Hungarian genealogy. It's the Hungary Exchange and it has a small but growing database. It doesn't have my ancestors' names as yet, but I'll be submitting data this summer in the hope of connecting with other family researchers.

Aren't genealogy bloggers wonderful? I really appreciate the ideas, the inspiration, and the information I get from reading other blogs.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Eastern European Genealogy

Last month, Matt Bielawa presented a talk about Eastern European to the local genealogical society. Matt is extremely knowledgeable about the area, knows his way around family research, and is incredibly enthusiastic--just listening to him makes me want to grab my files and spend the next six hours researching my Hungarian and Lithuanian ancestors!

I also found out that Matt's an Internet fanatic who constantly updates genealogical links on his web sites. By going to his Halgal.com, and clicking on the links he's assembled, I can instantly access dozens of useful genealogy sites. Which I intend to do as soon as I have a couple of hours to dive into my family research again. Can't wait!