Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Mercy Mom, I Thought I Knew You by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator

Institutional Stigma by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

Can you help Amy?:
Two Photos to Identify – Can You Help? by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Menzie House Hotel – An Early Problem Property by Karen on Ancestor Soup

Research Resources

Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913, on FamilySearch by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Why Genealogists Can’t Get Birth Certificates in Jersey City, NJ by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Ontario Historical Land Registration Books Online by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Finding Records in Canadian Ships Passenger Lists by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Introducing the Australian Cemeteries Index by Shauna Hicks on The In-Depth Genealogist

Tech News

Using the Internet’s Time Machine AND Bad News About RootsWeb, both by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Why You Should Switch From Google Chrome to Firefox by Patrick Lucas Austin on Lifehacker

What the HEIF? Understanding MPEG’s New File Format by Caroline on Organizing Photos

An Abandoned Genealogy Program Is Not a “Good” One by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Following Taneya’s Tip by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Genetic Genealogy

DNA Do-Over Topics for 2018 by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

Up Over and Down by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

AncestryDNA Unites Family by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Female Viking Warrior Discovered Through DNA Testing by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tara, Her Paternal Grandmother, My Cousin Kay and Others by Israel Pickholtz on All My Foreparents

Methodology

Build Your Own Genealogy Research Library by DiAnn IaMarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Did Your Family Leave You a Clue at the Cemetery? by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Looking at Our History: Images 101 by Schelly on MyHeritage Blog

A Check Box on Ancestry and How I Finally Located the 1870 Census for My 3rd Great Grandparents by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

Brick Walls from A to Z by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Research the Newly Digitized Ontario Land Registry Records by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Education Is for Everyone

BCG: 2018 Webinar Schedule by Pat Richley-Erickson on GeneaPress

Bundling by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Abigail Adams to John Adams: “All Men Would be Tyrants If They Could” by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Declutter Your House: 3 Questions for the Family Archivist by Melissa Barker on Lisa Louise Cooke

The Archive Lady: Should I Repair a Book Binding? by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy

That Other Certification by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

Calling All Witches by Lorine McGinnis Schultze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

UPDATE: Broken Links for the Genealogy Do-Over Resources by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for the link! That’s an old post—I actually now have answers to those questions, thanks to Ava Cohn, the photo genealogist!

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