Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Results! Hiring a Professional Genealogist by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Abie’s Irish Rose: One for My Copyright Students by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Backpedaling: Irena Charitas is a Heitz, Not a Schlosser – 52 Ancestors #191 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Belated Recognition by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Finding Jacob Ove: Researching Norwegian Ancestors by Michelle on Memoir: Tales of Our Past

Samuel Joy and His Spite Tombstone in Durham New Hampshire by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

The Mysterious Son-in-Law by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

1851 and 1871 Canadian Non-Population Schedules by Anna Matthews on Tripping Over My Roots

“That Greatest of All Possible Villains”: Benedict Arnold and the First Slander Case in New Brunswick, Part 1 by Christine Lovelace on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

English and Irish Workhouse Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Don’t Forget the Archives by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

General Society of Mayflower Descendants to Digitize Applications and Documentation by GenealogyMom on Liane Jensen Research

Tech News

Which DNA Company Is “Best” for Ethnicity? by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Library and Archives Canada Launches Co-Lab, a Tool to Transcribe, Tag, Translate Records by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genetic Genealogy

Dutch DNA Testing Strategy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

DNA Diary: Pointing to the O’Hara Line by Dara on Black Raven Genealogy

The Amazing Power of Y-DNA by Linda Jonas on The Ultimate Family Historian



Education Is for Everyone

3 Top Safety Tips for Your Family Tree Data by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Book Review: Children’s Homes by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Keeping Up with the Times

Stop Sharing Details from Your Personal History on Facebook by Jacob Kleinman on Lifehacker

Can the Find a Grave Website Be “Cousin Bait”? by Russ Worthington on A Worthington Weblog

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