Friday’s Family History Finds

Friday’s Finds is a couple of days late this week because I’ve been having a ton of fun at the Southern California Genealogy Society’s 2018 Jamboree. 🙂

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Nathan Graves and the “Indian Cancer Plaster” by Karen on Ancestor Soup

My Great-Great Uncle’s Death Certificate – from Dachau by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Early East European research success is possible!:
Magdalena Gebczynska’s Story by Julie Roberts Szczpankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

Newspapers can tell us so much about every day life:
1934 by Laura Mattingly on The Old Trunk in the Attic

Jayson’s Journey: A Slave Schedule Story by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

My Latest EBay Purchase or How Patience Won the Day by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Research Resources

A New Database with Pictures of 18th and 19th Century Ireland Is Launched by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

They Were Working on the Railroad: Looking at Your Railroad Ancestors by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The Registry of Deeds in Dublin by Jenny Joyce on The In-Depth Genealogist

Quick Tip – Rijksmuseum Public Domain Images by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

United States Colored Troops (USCT) Pension Files Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

A Genealogy Problem: Accessible Records of Enslaved Individuals by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

Historical Jurisdictions of Texas 1691-1896 by Bill Dollarhide on Genealogy Blog

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

Tech News

ICANN Files Suit to Protect WHOIS Database by Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog

Parabon Announces Snapshot Genetic Genealogy Service for Law Enforcement by Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog

American Ancestors Introduces a Family Tree Program by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

T.S. by Emily on Diary of a Young Genealogist

Finding Devier J. Lamphear Smith’s Parents – Part I:  DNA Trails by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology

Am I Researching the Wrong Person? Research Objectives Can Help by Nicole Elder on Family Locket

15 Reasons Why Genealogy is Like Gardening by Alona Tester on LonetesterHQ

Search for the Cluster by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Why You Need to Quit Attaching Records to Your Family Tree, and What to Do Instead on Family History Daily

Two Tips for Searching Online Newspapers by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

The Five Civilized Tribes to Host a Genealogy Conference in Oklahoma by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Concepts: Anonymized Versus Pseudonymized Data and Your Genetic Privacy by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

The Price of Sharing by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

More on GDPR:
Enough with the GDPR! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

GDPR – Birthing the 100 Pound Baby by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Column – Privacy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Why GDPR Compliance Is a Lot Like Genealogy Research by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

The GDPR and Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Linda, I’m so glad I read your “finds” today—found a couple of posts I missed last week and your listing reminded me to go back and read. TY!

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