Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Arthur Charles Baldwin: The Boy Who Killed His Sister by Suzi on Family Mystery

How One Man’s In-Laws Led to My Own Birth by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

I, too, am descended from Henry Burt:
Henry Burt: From Devon Clothier to Colonial Farmer by Janice Hamilton on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Digital Public Library of America Adds Ohio Digital Network by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

English Freedom of the City Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

African American Genealogy: Was Your Male Ancestor Listed in the South Carolina 1869 Militia Enrollments? by Robin Foster on IAAM Blog

How Were Our Ancestors Entertained? by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

The PRDHs Web Address Has Changed! by Généalogie Québec

New “1771 Massachusetts Tax Inventory” Tells About My Ancestors by Burkely Hermann on History Hermann

New Digital Public Library of America Website by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Women’s History Month 2018: Voter Records by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Gena’s Genealogy

Tech News

MyHeritage Posts FamilySearch Family Tree Sync by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Jonny Perl and DNA Painter won the RootsTech 2018 Innovation Showcase:
DNA Resources at DNA Painter Website by Elizabeth Handler on From Maine to Kentucky Changes Their Site Look and Feel by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Dear Cousin – We Have a DNA Match. Now What? by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls


19 Reasons to Research Passport Applications for Genealogy by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Women’s History Month 2018: State Census by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Gena’s Genealogy

Key Photographer Tips for Storing Aged Photos Safely by Michael Schacht on Caroline’s Organizing Photos

Quick Tip – Find Facebook Groups about the Town by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Archive Lady: Archiving Photos Negatives, Should I or Shouldn’t I? by Melissa Barker on Thomas MacEntee’s Abundant Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

RootsTech Live-Streamed Keynotes and Presentations Now Online by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

My RootsTech 2018 Experience from Home by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Keeping Up with the Times

Women’s History Month 2018: Scrapbooks by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Gena’s Genealogy

Why You Might Want to Attend a Virtual Conference by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Review: Folder Marker. . . A Great Way to Organize Genealogy Files by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

NY’s Black Hole Gets Blacker by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

I totally missed this new Do-Over. If you did too, it’s not too late to join in:
DNA Do-Over – Month 3 – March 2018 by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for the mention. Since I shared my post about DNA Painter in that particular Facebook group, it has become my third-highest viewed post in my almost seven years of blogging!

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