Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

What a great first person account of the times. Wish I had an ancestor who shared like that!:
‘Something to Remember’ by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

Amy is beginning the story of a new branch of her family:
Introducing the Goldschmidts of Oberlistingen by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

By Any Other Name by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

George Pillcher Hill: The Disappearing Husband by Suzi on Family Mystery

Seligmann Goldschmidt and Hincka Alexander, My 3X-Great-Grandparents of Oberlistingen by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Names of Those Convicted of High Treason During War of 1812 by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive tree Genealogy Blog

New From Pen and Sword Family History by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

27 Ways to Find Ancestor Birth Information by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Tech News

This is new-to-me tech. Has anyone tried it out?:
How to Handle Unrelated People in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on fortify Your Family Tree

Working with the New Big Y Results (hg38) by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

GPS Origins Review by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

What to Put in Your Password Manager by Patrick Lucas Austin on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

DNA Do-Over: Downloading and Uploading Your DNA Test Data by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

Ashkenazic Jewish Shared DNA Survey by Lara Diamond on Lara’s jewnealogy

Tuesday’s Tip: Gettin’ By with Help from Our Friends by Anna Hopkins-Arnold on Carolina Girl Genealogy

Genome of Man Who Died in 1827 Is Reverse-Engineered Without Any Remains by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter


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

Will the Real Kirk Daughter Please Stand Up? on Family Sleuther

How to Research Old Photos by Lisa Buckner on Forgotten Faces Proejct

Understanding Provenance by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke

Quick Tip – Study the Siblings If You’re Stuck by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

I have a friend who was able to prove parentage with a DNA test and 1800s bastardy bond records:
Bastardy Bonds by Dana Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

DNA Do-Over: Downloading and Uploading Your DNA Test Data by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

Crafting My Genealogy by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Historical State Border Changes by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Not free, but very affordable and worthwhile:
2016 DNA Boot Camp Schedule Announced by Thomas MacEntee on Hack Genealogy

A Statutory Mercy by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Why Are Coins Left on Veterans’ Headstones? by Cindy Freed on The In-Depth Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017 – The Posts by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Pomp Lovejoy, a 101 Year Old Slave in Massachusetts with a marked (1826) grave:
Pomp Lovejoy, Died in Andover, MA, How Can You Find His Grave? by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

New FOI Lawsuit Filed by Reclaim the Records for New York Marriage Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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