Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

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

Research Resources

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

Tech News

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

Genetic Genealogy

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”

  1. 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!

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