Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Someone to not mess with! I wonder if she left any descendants?:
Stagecoach Mary: the Black Cow Girl by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Six Siblings – Part Two: Who Is Closest to Whom by Israel Pickholtz on All My Foreparents

Census records can be confusing. I’ve run into the same kinds of dilemmas as Amy is finding here:
The Blessings and Curses of Census Records: Was Francis Wetherill Still Alive? AND

Back into the Rabbit Hole…But for a Good Reason!, both by Amy Cohen on BrotmanBlog: A Family Journey

It Was Hot So We Cooled Em Off by Helen on Hell Raisers and Holy Rollers

I had heard about this. On the one hand, isn’t great that it is done, but, on the other hand, it wouldn’t be any fun, would it because there would be no hunt?:
Iceland’s Entire Family Tree Is Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Research Resources

Find Irish Burials at HistoricGraves.com AND

Liverpool Cemeteries Online, both by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

French-Canadian Migration to Maine by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Dutch and New Netherland Records Online in February 2017 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Inside Edition Investigates Reliability of DNA Ethnicity Tests by The Ancestry Insider

AncestryDNA Adds New Feature for Individuals with Parents in the Database by Liane Jensen on Genealogy Mom

Oxford’s New Scribzee App Extends the Life of Handwritten Notes by SiNing Y Chan on Evernote Blog

Methodology

Using the Back Door at FamilySearch for Missing Records by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Where Did My Immigrant Ancestors Come From? by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

There Is No Genealogical Magic by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Step by Step: My Intractable Problem by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal

Education Is for Everyone

Be sure to check out the GeneaWebinars calendar for this coming month. Most are free when attended live and some are freely available for a few days afterwards.

Family History Library March Free Webinars by The Ancestry Insider

If you don’t already tune into The Genealogy Guys podcasts, you should:
The Genealogy Guys Podcast #324 – 2017 February 26

Keeping Up with the Times

Changes to FHL, Microfilm Addressed at #RootsTech by The Ancestry Insider

Genealogists Might Need to Change Passwords by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Great news for Virginia researchers:
Records Access Alert: A Win by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogists

But help is now needed in New Jersey:
Threat to NJ State Archives by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Two March challenges for those who need some motivation:
It’s 30 x 30 Challenge Time! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

There are some great suggestions here, not just for bloggers, but for anyone documenting his/her family history:
Fearless Females Blogging Prompts Series Returns for 2017! by Lisa Alzo on The Accidental Genealogist

Last, but not Least, Just for Fun

Hubert B. Wolfschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Is the Short Version of His Name by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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