Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Family Was Broken But the DNA Wasn’t by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

First 23AndMe DNA Success – Take That, Endogamy! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Search for Grandma’s Childhood Home Reveals Family Secrets by Vera Miller on Finding Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Research Resources

African-American County Slave Records Featured in New and Updated Genealogical Records by Amie Tennant on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Coming in April:
The Register of Qualified Genealogists (UK) to Launch Free Publication – The Journal of Genealogy and Family History by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

18,000 FREE U.S. Historical Newspaper Links – First 2017 Update by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

YouTube and the Genealogist by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

These are absolutely gorgeous vintage photos even if you have no ties to Ipswich, Massachusetts:
Portraits from Ipswich A Century Ago by Gordon Harris on Stories from Ipswich

I never thought about this angle:
What If Your Ancestors Were Atheists or Agnostics or Worshipped at Home? Are There Any Records? by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Saskatchewan Pioneer Questionnaires by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Introducing the Archives World Map by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

WordPress Introduces a New Add-on and Lets Users Write on Google Docs and Directly Publish on WordPress by Mahit Huigol on TechPP

How to Perform Your Genealogy Searched More Successfully by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

For those who still don’t do backups, you need to!:
Selecting an Online File Backup Service by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Methodology

17 Years of Research Being Flushed Down the Toilet by The Ancestry Insider

Digitizing Memories by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

The Archive Lady: Preserving Old Black Paper Photo Albums by Melissa Barker on GeneaBloggers

Education Is for Everyone

If you don’t listen to Legacy Family Tree webinars – or other genealogy webinars, here is a sampling of what you are missing.Many webinars are free if viewed live:
My Top Ten Favourite Legacy Family Tree Webinars by Krista L. Riedel on The Great Ancestor Dig

Keeping Up with the Times

Cyndi’s List of Website Links is Now an Adult! 21 Years of Links! by Paula Stuart-Warren on Genealogy with Paula

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