Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Mother and Barbara Bush – 52 Ancestors #192 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Interesting possible conflicting evidence:
Did These Beard Brothers Die in the Civil War? by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Is she or isn’t she? Share your opinion:
Photograph Showcase: Rosey for Sure by The Genealogy Girl

The Saga of the Vickresses of Marden by Dawser on The Genealogy Corner

Women in the US Signal Corps During WWI: Was My Great Aunt a Hello Girl? by Melody Lassalle on Genealogy Research Journal

Serendipity strikes again:
Yet Another Small World Story by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Quebec City Area Notaries 1760-1899 by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Geneteka – Part I and Part II and Part III, all by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

American Antiquarian Society by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Explore the by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Populations Past: Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

WWI Canadian Soldiers’ Memoirs, Regimental Histories by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

Are There Search Problems on by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA’s Y-500 is Free for Big-Y Customers by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out DNA Painter, linked in Lara’s post:
Painting My DNA – Happy DNA Day! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy


The Cure for Fearing Russian-Language Genealogy Websites to Make Breakthroughs by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The latest in Yvette’s quest to prove, by modern standards, her possible descent from Eleanor of Aquitaine:
Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

I Lost 8 Generations! Review Your Old Genealogy Research by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy

Good advice for any U.S. area in 1820:
Married in Kentucky in 1820 – Now What? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Education Is for Everyone

Sometimes You Just Have to Pay for a Record by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Always evaluate your information before blindly accepting it:
Adding It Up by Alice Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

And Following Up by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Create a Digital Map of Your Family History by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

The Huguenot of England Part 1 by Marian Bulford on Genealogy Ensemble

Keeping Up with the Times

Common Sense and GDPR by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Putting Chattanooga’s Historical Newspapers Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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