Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Indomitable Human Spirit: The Descendants of Minna Ruelf Spier by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Jewish Pirates: Ahoy Vey! by John Newmark on TransylvanianDutch

Seavers in the News: Did Joshua Seaver Lead a Double Life? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Research Resources

Discovering Links: 17 Links for London Genealogy Research by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

If you have Dutch ancestry, you should be following Yvette:
Dutch Genealogy News for August 2017 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Lakehead U’s List of Archives a Must-Have for Family History Researchers by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Local Libraries: An Undiscovered Treasure by Melanie McComb on The Shamrock Genealogist

Was Your Ancestor in Debtors’ Prison? By Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Websites and Blog to Enhance Your Alsace-Lorraine Research by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog

Tech News

Chronicling America Adds Crowdsourcing by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Genetic Genealogy

I Took a DNA Test. Now What? by Mary Ann on Collecting Cousins

Endogamy, A Closer Look (Part 3) by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Methodology

Women, Property, Inheritance and Genealogy – Part One: Some Background by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Start

In Search of the Perfect Research Log by Teresa on Writing My Past

Take Newspaper Information with a Grain of Salt by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

The Archive Lady: How to Preserve Newspaper Clippings by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

Education Is for Everyone

Common Law Marriage and Genealogy AND What About Missing Marriage Records?, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

BCG Offers Six Free Lectures (Line or by Webinar) on 6 October 2017 by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Keeping Up with the Times

ISFHWE Announces Winners of 2017 Excellence-in-Writing Competition by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

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