Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Rest of the George W. Seaver Story – Part I , Part II and Part III, all by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

What’s in a Military Service Record. . .  by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

52 Ancestors – Mary Brown Wood, Part 2 – So Much Death on The Genealogy Girl

I Am a River – 52 Ancestors #182 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Research Resources

Canadian Headstones – January Update by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2018 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

New European Genealogy Records Now Online by Sunny on Lisa Louise Cooke

Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Canada by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

They’re Up! Paris Bonanza on FamilySearch! on The French Genealogy Blog

Polish Schoolchildren’s Signatures by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Big news for Swedish researchers:
All Digital Collections at the Swedish National Archives Are now FREE to Search and View by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

Which Cloud Service Storage Should You Use? by Patrick Lucas Austin on Lifehacker

Sequence Your Genome and Share It on a Blockchain? by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Irfanview How to Use by Mary on Me and My Ancestors

Reunion Version 12 Is Now Available for the Macintosh by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

My McMahon DNA Breakthrough by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Don’t Forget the Surname Projects by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

A Genealogy Mishap Case: Discovering the True Paternity with DNA by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

Who Tests the X Chromosome? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

How I Tracked Down my 4th Great Grandmother’s Parents by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Strategies for Ordering the Correct U.K. GRO Birth or Death Record (when you have too little information to be sure) by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Color-Coding Fun, Part 2: Customizing Your Folders on a PC by Caroline Guntur on Organizing Photos

5 Easy Steps to Preserving Newspaper Clippings by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Finding Those County Line Changes by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

William Cosgrove, Convict by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

From Whence and to Thither – Understanding Migration Patterns: Part Five by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Two Olives by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Education Is for Everyone

American Ancestors Free Webinar: Early New England Families Study Project by Alicia Crane Williams, FASG, 15 February 2018, 3:00 EDT

Reprise: Organizing the Counties by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

The Ultimate Checklist: 79 Places to Look for Family History Information by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

38th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Set in Warsaw by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Unpacking DNA Ancestry Tests by Andrea Eidinger on Unwritten Histories

Keeping Up with the Times

Fold3 Offers Free Access to Its Black History Collection Through the End of February by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Proof of the Changes in Technology by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

 

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