Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Some difficult lives were uncovered this week:
The Curious Private Life of Mary Willoughby by Dawsr on The Genealogy Corner

The Last Few Weeks Were the Hardest by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Joseph Fraser, a Troubled Soul by Karen on Family History

Research Resources

If you have Dutch ancestry, you should be following Yvette’s blog:
Dutch Genealogy News for October 2017 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Irish Historic Towns Atlases Available Online by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

ProQuest Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

So Much Genetic Genealogy News! by Miss Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Deciding When to Chase Down How You May Be Related to a DNA Match by Clark Lind on Brickwall Quest


Sometimes, a 3rd, or even a 4th look, is worthwhile!:
It Pays to Look Twice by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

The Value of Daily Research by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Amy has reconnected with yet another branch of her family. Luck doesn’t have anything to do with it! Her careful and thoughtful methodology and persistence has brought her so much success:
My Cousins in Porto Alegre, Brazil by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Substitute Birth Records for Genealogy by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Education Is for Everyone

DNA Basics Chapter 1: A New Blog Series by Yael on MyHeritage Blog

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