Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Lydia Wardwell on Her Presentment for Coming Naked into Newbury Meeting House by Gordon Harris on Stories of Ipswich

A Journey to a Family Village Teaches the Importance of Returning to the Homeland by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

What Is a Limonadier? by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Putting Yourself in Your Ancestor’s Shoes. . .Historically AND Answers Lead to More Questions About My First Immigrant Ancestor, both by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

The Other Tolchinskys- Into WWII by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Photograph Showcase: The Marriage That Stuck on The Genealogy Girl

I’ve heard of transit permits, but have had no luck finding one in Passaic, NJ, although I’ve seen a sample of one from the exact time period in which I’m searching:
Transit Permit for the Remains of Wm. A. Boggs (1815-1899) – My 3rd Great Grandfather by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

Research Resources

Hundreds of Irish Famine Gravestones Discovered in Massachusetts by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

5 Tips for Finding Unique Genealogical Records in Archives by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Drouin Institute Launches New Blog and Updates Baptisms/Burials Database by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

A Resource for Researching British Coalmining Ancestors by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Barbara Renick Retired, But Her Z.Roots.org Site Lives On by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Tech News

Cleaning Up Facts & Sources in an Ancestry Tree on The Genealogy Girl

Genetic Genealogy

Google That DNA Username by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Introducing the Triangulator by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Yes, You Should DNA Test Your Cousins by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Quick Tip – Sharing a Link to Your Tree at Family Tree DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Framed Photographs and Finding Hidden Treasures by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

An Exercise in Possibilities by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

How I Process a Downloaded Document by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Using Vertical Files for Genealogical Research by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Your Local Library As a Genealogical Resource by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Gettin’ By with Help from Our Friends – Alona Tester, guesting  on Cheri Hudson Passey’s Carolina Girl Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

2017 International Genetic Genealogy Conference by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Postmortem Photos for Halloween by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Learn Online About Mitochondrial DNA from Genealogist David Pike by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

Organizational Article You Must Read by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Let’s Honour Our Military Ancestors in November – An 11 Day Challenge by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Find A Grave Website Updating on 1 November by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Last, But Certainly Not Least, the 2017 Awards:

2017 Gold (Superstar) Genealogists, 2017 ,
Rockstar Genealogists 2017: Silver and Bronze Awards,
Rockstars 2017: Australia and New Zealand
Rockstar Genealogists 2017: UK and Ireland

all by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks so much for including two of my posts this week, Linda. I appreciate it. What a surprise! Thanks, too, for all the other great posts, especially the ones I missed.

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