Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Mary Dougherty McElvare of Kingston, New York and More Family by Margaret Dougherty on My Family History: a never ending story

Jacob Kirsch’s Deposition and the Abandoned Wife – 52 Ancestors #174 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Spreading Genealogy JOY! One Brick Wall at a Time by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

The Christmas Tree of Memories by John Tew on Filiopietism Prism

Research Resources

Becoming Italian Was a Long, Hard Journey by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Can Your Public Library Help You with Your Genealogy? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Guide to Finding Family in Ukraine Like a Native Expert by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

7 Places to Start Finding an Ancestor’s Death Date by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Using FreeReg as a Finding Aid for Ancestors in U.K. Parish Records by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Map Feature Makes It Easy to “Visit” Toronto-Area Cemeteries by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

BAnQ Changes Website Search Engine: Good or Bad News? by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

How to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy from Online Tracking by Michael Franco on Lifehacker

Storify Is Closing by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genetic Genealogy

How Accurate Is DNA Testing Really? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star


Writing & Revising the Family History: Part 2. Citations and Sources by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

Do You Back Out of FamilySearch Images? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Education Is for Everyone

Announcing the 2018 Jamboree Webinar Extension Series! by Kathy Holland on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

I love Norman Rockwell’s classic Americana art:
Christmas on Main Street with Norman Rockwell in Stockbridge, MA by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

Christmas Carols with a Family History Flair by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Photograph Showcase: Christmas 1952 by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

Christmas at the Norman Rockwell Museum by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

One thought on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Linda, I’m late in thanking you for the mention of both my Norman Rockwell posts. I got very few hits, but the ones I did get came from you and your links. Thank you. Merry Christmas to you, and thanks for your outstanding blog.

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