Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

This is a great idea for a blog post. I’ll have to see how many “close calls” I can come up with in my lines:
Top Ten Genealogy “Close Calls” by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Remembering an Oklahoma Pioneer by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogy

A Brick Wall Journey Part 1 by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family

From a Note on the Census by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Research Resources

A Card Index on Jewish Holocaust Victims Is Now Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Irish Historical Photographs in New and Updated Genealogical Records by Amie Bowser Tennant on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Important Maryland Slavery Papers Found in Safe by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

New York Public Library Online – Part One AND Part Two, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’ Star

Looking for Ancestors in All the Weird Place, Including Maine State Prison by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

I Found My Great Grandfather on DeadFred! by Elizabeth Handler on From Maine to Kentucky

Tech News

Back up, back up and back up!:
Selecting an Online File Backup Service by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

A Genetic Privacy Gamechanger? by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Evidentia v3.1 Cousin Research Tracker-Evidentia by Russ Worthington on A Worthington Weblog

For those with a tree on FamilySearch:
Have You Tried Pedigree Pie? AND

Have You Tried One Page Genealogy?, both by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology

Concepts – The Faces of Endogamy by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

I have found hidden photos this way more than once:
Framed Photographs and Documents by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Finding “Hidden” Records on FamilySearch by The Genealogy Girl

A Technique for Endogamous DNA Using GedMatch by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Twin Check Labeling: Matching Analog Keepsakes to Their Digital Counterparts by Caroline on Organizing Your Photos by the Swedish Organizer

Education Is for Everyone

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars calendar for upcoming presentations. Most are free when viewed live.

GEDCOM File (What Is It and How to Use This Genealogy File by Amie Bowser Tennant on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Watch #RootsTech 2017 Videos on The Ancestry Insider

EXTRA RESCHEDULED FREE Webinar from SCGS March 22, 2017 – Tessa Keough: What’s in a Name? Every Surname Tells a Story on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

Beware This Clever “Fake Attachment” Gmail Phishing Scheme by Patrick Allen on Lifehacker

Future of Family History Center Microfilm on The Ancestry Insider

A new project to aid African-American researchers:
Descendants of Slaveholders, We Have a Job to Do by Donna Cox Baker on The Golden Egg Genealogist

Leave a Reply