30 October 2012


The NGS blog lists some resources for disasters your ancestors may have lived through:

GenDisastersDiseases, Disasters & Distress: Bad For Your Ancestors, Good For Your Genealogical ResearchTop 10 Deadliest U.S. Natural DisastersTimelines of Historic Disasters & Epidemics
For Canada take a look at http://web.ncf.ca/jonesb/DisasterPaper/disasterpaper.html

Thanks to Gail Dever for the tip.

1 comment:

Ellen Thorne Morris said...

Out of power since Sandy hit NJ, have water, mini sterno stove, and the temp is around 50F in the daytime, so just reading and waiting for repairs. Writing from local Family History Center down the street from me so have power to charge computer and phone, and contact others, Ellen