The best Family History Finds this week:
Not all stories had happy endings:
Suicide of Early Settler by Margie Tolsdorf on Cousins
Crowd Sourcing Nana’s 1920 Diary by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy
Check out your local library:
Genealogy – Did You Know? by Teresa on Writing My Past
Is Your Ancestor Listed Here? A Great New Resource by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth
The Day My Ancestors (and Chocolate) Tried to Kill Me by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
Lisa Louise Cooke Shares Historical Newspaper Gem by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte
Do you have early California family?:
Selected Genealogical Abstracts from the California Statutes 1854 by Sheri Fenley on The Educated Genealogist
Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives – Some Great Resources for Those Researching Immigrant Ancestors by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS
Resources of the BYU Immigrant Ancestor Project by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star
Evidentia Is on Sale in August 2017 by Sherri on Pima County Genealogy Society Blog
Use the Wayback Machine to Save Your Favorite Sites Forever by Patrick Lucas Austin on Lifehacker
Another Generation of Diamonds? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy
The Wives of Moshe Hersch by Israel Pickholtz on All My Foreparents
Using Spousal Surnames and DNA to Unravel Male Lines by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
Finding a Family Photo via ArchiveGrid by Keith Smith on Tree and Leaf
Tip: Use the Terrain View on Google Maps by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island
I agree with Nancy:
Done Is Better than Perfect by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me
Education Is for Everyone
An easy way to give back to the genealogy community right from home:
Now Indexing: Some Really Old Handwriting by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry
FREE Nordic Family History Conference, September 11-15, 2017 on Pima County Genealogy Society Blog
Keeping Up with the Times
CH CH CH Changes by Genie Bugs on Linda’s Family of Nutz
MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree by John Newmark on Transylvanian Dutch
6 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”
Thank you so much for including my posts in here. Much appreciated!
Hi Linda – thanks once again for featuring one of my posts 🙂 I really appreciate it and hope that it helps some people with their genealogical work!
Thank you for including my post this week, Linda. I appreciate it.
Thank you Linda for including me in your weekly roundup!
Thanks for mentioning my crowd sourcing blog post. It’s the best benefit of blogging and using social media for genealogy!
So excited to see my blog mentioned. Thanks.