Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Jacqi has been writing about an interesting journey to trace a matrilineal line:
In Pursuit of the Matriline, My Daughter Mary Elizabeth, A Different Type of Research, and It Pays to Have Connections, all by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Grave Robbing in TN – Stephen Bennett (Part 1 of 3) AND Trials and Tribulations – Stephen Bennett (Part 2 of 3), all by Generations Gone By on Walking in Their Steps

Fred’s Story: A Boyhood in Jesberg in the 1930s by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

52 Ancestors: #25 A Family on Two Continents by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

How sad that a family home is no more:
Big Blue House by Margie Tolsdorf on Cousins

Research Resources

German Resources from the Brigham Young Family History Department by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Stunning Irish Historical Maps and More: New Genealogy Records Online by Sunny Morton on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Do you know how to access the many as yet unindexed collections on FamilySearch?:
“Secret” Hidden Collections on FamilySearch by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

How to Find Original Manuscripts with ArchiveGrid by Sunny Morton on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Tech News

You Can Still Install MS Paint After Microsoft’s New Update by LilyLou on Lifehacker

Family Tree Maker 2017 Color Coding by Mary Ann on Collecting Cousins

What’s a Google Log and How to Use One for Genealogy by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Genetic Genealogy

DNAgedcom Can Compare Gedcoms and Help Compare Match Results by Ms. Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

X Matching and Mitrochondrial DNA Is Not the Same Thing by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained

Diving into DNA: I’m No Expert But. . . by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist


Calendars Make a Difference in Research Results by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Using Archives to Fill the Gaps in Your Ancestor’s Timeline by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Mind Mapping Your Genealogy – #BYUFHGC Presentation by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Chronomatic Sorting: Photo Organization for the Future by Caroline on Organizing Photos by the Swedish Organizer

Education Is for Everyone

Be sure to visit the GeneaWebinars website:
Fantastic Find: GeneaWebinars by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

Can I Use the Same Ancestry Member Tree for Both RootsMagic and Family Tree Maker? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Enforced Bastardy in Colonial America – A DNA Monkey Wrench by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Mark your calendars now!:
Jamboree 2018 – Save the Date to Unlock and Link! by Kathy Holland on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

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