Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

More on Margaret Hallam – nee Astling by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

Check this out if you have Italian roots:
New Family Lines for Riccardo Chialastri and Maria Sapochetti – Stepping Back Generations Through the Portale Antenati (Ancestors Portal) by Bill Barrett on The Times of Their Lives

Surname Evolution: A Y-DNA Journey from Ohio to Ireland on Family Sleuther

Research Resources

For Canadian researchers:
FREE Archival Magazines – Don’t Miss Out! by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Quick Tip – Netherlands Category on Cyndi’s List by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

85,279 Maps of England by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

There are some great informational handouts here:
Savoir Faire – OGS Quinte Branch Shares Handouts and Ideas for Computer SIG by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genetic Genealogy

3 Tips for Connecting with Your DNA Cousins by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Concepts – Who to Test for Your Father’s DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tech News

AncestryDNA Soon Requiring Each New DNA Kit to Be Activated in a Unique Account on The Genealogy Girl

Family Tree Maker 2017 Released: A Review by Keith Riggle on Genealogy Tools


Best Tips on Uncovering U.S. Documents on Mysterious Soviet Union Relatives by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Using Evernote as a Genealogical Research Log by Generations Gone By on Walk in Their Footsteps

The Expectations and Surprises of a Beginning Family History Researcher by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Which Storytelling Hat Are You Wearing? by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

Education Is for Everyone

8 YouTube Channels to Improve Your Genealogy Skills by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist

25 New Videos in the Past Month from the BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

One Day at the National Archives? by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification

I’ve written about FamilyTreeNow in the past and so have a few other bloggers:
This “Genealogy” Site Is Opening Sharing Your Personal Details Online: Here’s How to Remove Them on Family History Daily

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