Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Sensational Murder of a Wounded Civil War Veteran, Maybe by Michael on Family Sleuther

The Search for Jakob David: A New Story Discovered by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

I wish my husband’s family had kept notes about their reunions!:
Family History Month: The Farkas Family During the Depression by Marian Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Lara is making terrific progress on tough research in what used to be Eastern Europe:
Cousin Jack, Leaving Clues – to the Diamonds’ Previous Hometown? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Transgressions of Charity and John Hollon/Holland by Helen on Hell Raisers and Holy Rollers

Research Resources

Finding School Records in the Archives by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Tracing Your Canadian Military Ancestors by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Swedish Immigration to the US and Swedish Americans by Ranae on Kallman Feick on Ranae’s Swedish-Chicago Heritage Blog

UPDATE Ships Passenger Lists to New Netherland by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Tech News

I have made some terrific genealogy finds on eBay and periodically check out the auctions:
You Can Now Search eBay by Image by Jaime Green on Lifehacker

Save with Library Extension by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

I have to admit I’d never heard of this! I’m not sure what blog authors need to be doing, as opposed to website hosts and plug in developers:
Is Your Website GDPR Compliant? by Claire Brotherton on WPMU DEV Blog

I was aware that unsourced trees didn’t come up, but didn’t realize that Ancestry only considers its own images and member trees as sources!!!!!
RootsMagic TreeShare, Ancestry Member Trees and Source Citations by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

More on Ancestry:
Pending Arrangements (2016-2015) – from by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Genetic Genealogy

None this week!


Proving Phoebe’s Maiden Name Through Her Daughter, Esther by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

How to Use WorldCat for Your Genealogy Research by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

What to Do When You Can’t Solve the Mystery by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Confessions of a Downsizing Genealogist by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Let’s Start a November 30 x 30 Challenge! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Education Is for Everyone

(Book) Binding Our Family History by Eva Anne on The Family Librarian

What You Need to Know Before Looking at Digital Images of Microfilms at a Family History Center by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

The Genealogist/Home Archivist Tool Box to Records Preservation by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Keeping Up with the Times

Rockstar Genealogists 2017: International  and Non-Domestic AND
Rockstar Genealogists 2017: USA, both by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Great Genealogy Poetry Challenge Deadline Is a Month Away! by Bill West on West in New England

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