Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Richard Lane, Immigrant to Paradise? by Janice Harshbarger on Happy Genealogy Dance

Sometimes What You Learn is Unbearable by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Death in the North Sea – Sara Abrahamson by Ranae Kallman Feick on Ranae’s Swedish-Chicago Heritage

The Mysterious Mr. Baker by Wendy Percival on Family History Secrets

Research Resources

Dossier de Reintegration – Genealogical Joy from a Widow’s Struggles by Ann Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog

For all those with family in Chicago:
Celebrating Digital Access: Chicago Death Index 1871-1933 AND Celebrating Digital Access: Cook County Delayed Birth Index AND Which Chicago Vital Records Are Available on FamilySearch?, all by Cynthia on Chicago Genealogy

Autograph Books, The Social Media of Yesterday by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

USA.gov and Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

New Family Histories at BAnQ – Part 3 by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Montreal Digitizing Records for Online “Consultation Room” by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

Google Drive’s Desktop App is Now Backup & Sync, Here’s What You Need to Know (Updated) by Emily Price on Lifehacker

Be an educated consumer:
Equifax Data Breach, Genealogy and You AND Genealogy, Identity Theft and Equifax Update, both by Robert Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Jurisdictions and Civil Divisions in England for RootsMagic Citations by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

New Blog for The Family History Guide by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

Endogamy, A Closer Look (Part 2) by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Methodology

Always Read That Introductory Information by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

A lesson many who just attach trees that don’t make sense should read. Careful research done by Randy:
Too Many Samuel Marshmans in Wiltshire by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Native American Tribal Enrollment and DNA Testing – Part One AND Native American Tribal Enrollment and DNA Testing – Part Two, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Education Is for Everyone

Virtual learning:
Provide Aide to Harvey Victims and Get a Day of Genealogy Education – September 23, 2017 by Sherri on Pima County Genealogy Society Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

New Additions to the Family History Guide by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

WikiTree 2nd Annual Source-a-Thon (30 Sept – 2 Oct 2017) by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

National Archives Needs Volunteers to Tag Native American Photos by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Just for Fun

An Unusual Genealogical Record by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

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