Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

SOLVED – The Mystery of James C. Crouse Sr.’s Grave Marker by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

He Couldn’t Serve by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

A Case of Civil War PTSD by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis

A Traitor in My Family Tree? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Research Resources

An Online Digital Archive of Long-Lost Phillips County, Arkansas Death Certificates by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Henry L. Benning Civil War Materials Are Now Available Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

5 Branches of US Military Records for Genealogy by Sunny on Lisa Louise Cooke

Drouin Institute Updates and More by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist

Online U.S. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Presidential Libraries by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Did Your Ancestor Serve in the United States Colored Troops (USCT)? Here’s How to Find Out by Toni on IAAM Center for Family History

Naming Culture in The Book of Negroes by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Winnipeg Police Museum Digitizing Mug Shots by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

The Archive Lady: School Records for the Unschooled by Melissa Barker on Thomas MacEntee’s Abundant Genealogy

Tech News

RootsFinder Delivers Powerful New Free Tools to Genealogists by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

How to Bring Back the “View Image” and “Search by Image” Buttons on Google by Shubham Agarwal on Technology Personalized

Getting Started with Roots Finder – Part 1: Program Menu Items AND Getting Started with RootsFinder – Part 2: Family Tree Profiles, both by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Dear Dave: Meet Your Family  – 52 Ancestors #185 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Some Day I’ll Find It, The Mitchneck Connection: Using Lazarus to Predict Relationships by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Living DNA Review by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Methodology

Follow Yvette on her quest to prove (or not) her ancestry to Eleanor of Aquitaine, by modern research standards:

Was Eleanor or Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 3: Johannes Marijnissin, Son of Cornelia Francisca van den Heuvel by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Also by Yvette:
Quick Tip: NGSQ Case Study Now Available Online by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Personal Storytelling by Caroline on Organizing Family Photos by the Swedish Organizer

Answer: How Much Did This Menu Item Cost? by Dan Russell on SearchReSearch

NYG&B Labs Releases The Record Map Search by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Education Is for Everyone

Available for free until 15 March 2018:
Free February Webinar! Brick by Brick: Tracing Your Home’s History with Tina Beaird presented by Fountaindale Public Library’s Genealogy Club

Preemption and Land Law by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

RootsTech Handouts – There’s an App for That by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Gen-Fed 2018 Registration Saturday! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

If My Ancestor Spoke, Would I Understand? by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Quebec Genealogical eSociety: A New Type of Family Research Society by Tracey Arial on Genealogy Ensemble

I just don’t get why some people refuse to share:
Dear Relative – Why Won’t You Share? by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Keeping Up with the Times

Horrors! Sweater-wearing Freshmen by Liz Gauffreau on This Is Us

Just Who Benefits in This? by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog

One More Update About the Turkish Online Genealogy Database by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Make Your Family History Website Memorable by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

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