IDG’s Top 10 Posts of 2014 1

Last year was a big year for us at IDG, we took a big step moving our magazine to a paid subscription and we are glad that you are still reading. With the beginning of each year, we like to recap IDG's Top 10 Posts of 2014.

  1. Understanding the Scottish Naming Pattern by Christine Woodcock
  2. That Online Tree is NOT a Source! by Christine Woodcock
  3. They Came from Scotland by Christine Woodcock
  4. Searching for Your Ancestors Maiden Name by Jacky Gamble
  5. Suicide is not Painless by Leslie Drewitz
  6. Website Review: Billion Graves by Terri O'Connell
  7. My Favorite Genealogy-Themed Book Series by Leslie Drewitz
  8. Review: BU Certification Program by Shannon Combs-Bennett
  9. A Source is a Source, of Course, of Course...or is it? by Shannon Combs-Bennett
  10. Extract or Abstract? Both are Vital Skills by Michelle Goodrum

As you look through the list, it is obvious that some of these blog posts are older than a year. We hope you enjoyed this recap and if you have not had a chance to read these, please take some time to do so.

About Terri O'Connell

Terri O’Connell is a professional genealogist in the Chicago area, focusing on Midwestern United States Genealogy, with a main focus in Illinois and a special interest in Irish research. She is also the owner of Cruise Planners – O’Connell Cruise and Travel (, a full service travel company. Their mission is to encompass the full family: vacations, reunions, and history travel. Terri is a travel enthusiast with a passion for genealogy and enjoys bringing the two together to assist her clients in their travel needs. You can find Terri online at, or you can find her at for all things genealogy. Terri is the Executive Director of The In-Depth Genealogist.

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  • Susi C Pentico

    I mentioned your blog in my teaching blog today. Hope it brings you more readers and success.
    Thanks for all you do. I trust I did it so as to not be called invading. But my students need all the help they can get. Susi