Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Offlag VI – B by Teresa on Writing My Past

Sometimes, brick walls remain:
The Abel Sands Mystery: A Case of Bastardy (Part Two) by Bethany Langmaid on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Research Resources

For those with French ancestry, here are two items:
A Bit of Geography and How Your Ancestors Travelled Around France AND Solving Riddles with Geopatronyme, both by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog

Look What I Found in the Archives! by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

5 Expert Tips for Using Meyers Gazetteer for Your German Genealogy by Jim Beidler on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Concepts – Mirror Trees by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

You Got Your DNA Results. Now You Need to Know What They Mean by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?


Do you need an impetus to get your research going in the dog days of summer?
I Need Another 30 x 30 Challenge. Join Me? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Education Is for Everyone

What Is NEW at Jamboree 2018 by Megan Lee on the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog

How to Safely Display Family Photos and Documents by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator

Keeping Up with the Times

BIG news from MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree/Millenia. I wonder if this means that Legacy software will join the syncing world, but with MyHeritage, not the other big company?:
MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform by Aaron on MyHeritage Blog

Unclaimed Persons Project Offers Opportunity to Apply Your Genealogy Skills by Lacey Cooke on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

The FamilySearch Problem and Possible Answers by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

If you don’t already follow Genea-Musings, you should be!:
Genea-Musings Makes the Family Tree Magazine’s Top 101 Best Free Family History Websites for 2017 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks so much for including me in your list of Family History Finds – I’m so glad you enjoyed my post and felt it was worthy of sharing 🙂

  2. Thank you so much for including my article on GEDMatch GEDCOM search in your weekly list! It’s a feature that not many users take advantage of.

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