Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Finding Sarah’s Name – Wild Card Clues Offer Potential Link to Benjamin Mac/Mack and Andrew Entz by Bill Barrett on The Times of Their Lives

What a great find for recent family history:
Autobiography of Agnes Panther Miller by Matt Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Dueling for Honour or (Il)legal Murder?: Two Case Studies by L Grandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Research Resources

How to Order a Notary Record from the Quebec Archives After Finding It in an Index on Ancestry by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

How to Find Your Dutch Ancestor’s Occupation by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Virginia Genealogical Resources by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! The 1776 Luxembourg Census Is Online! by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

IRAD at NEIU: Collections for Chicago Research by Cynthia on Chicago Genealogy

England Census Dates by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Genealogy from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Great Animation Showing Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Ontario Genealogical Society to Operate by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

For WordPress bloggers:
99 Incredible WordPress Stats and Facts by Maddy Osman on WPMU DEV Blog

RootsMagic TreeShare for Ancestry – Hopeful Solution for Those API Errors by Donna Cox Baker on The Golden Egg Genealogist

Genetic Genealogy

Cousins Find Each Other Around the World by Helen Holshouser on Heart of a Southern Woman

The 25% Relationship: A First Look at the Data by Ms Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Durham DNA – 10 Thins I Learned Despite No Y DNA Matches, 52 Ancestors #167 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXpalined – Genetic Genealogy

Concepts – Imputation by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Why Do DNA Testing for Family History If You Already “Know” Your Tree by Diahan Southard on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

Endogamy, A Closer Look (Part 1) by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


52 Documents in 52 Weeks #35 – Jodi Lynn Strait’s Scrapbook on Strait from NJ

Why WWI Widows Had to Emigrate by Anne Morddel on French Genealogy Blog

How Family Stories Fill in the Gaps: A Case Study by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

Yes, FHL microfilm digitization is moving along at a good clip:
When I Looked, Every Microfilm Had Been Digitized by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The Archive Lady: Why Genealogists Should NEVER Laminate Genealogical Documents by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

5 First Aid Tips for Water Damaged Family Photos by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator

Education Is for Everyone

When There Are No Records for Your Family’s Town on JewishGen by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Free Access to Geneanet Genealogy Library September 7-10 by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Another great FamilySearch series coming up:
FREE United States and Canada Research Seminar, October 16-20, 2017 by Sherri on Pima County Genealogy Society Blog

Track Down Your WWI Military Ancestors with Free Multi-Session Webinar by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Keeping Up with the Times

Now Indexing on the New Web-Based Interface! by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

What Would You Do? by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Just for Fun!

Too Hot for a Relevant Genealogy Post by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

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