Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

I love this family photo. I wish I had an adventurous ancestor like this:
Photograph Showcase: Grandpa with His Biplane on The Genealogy Girl

Finding Scoatney’s Family: An Unexpected Migration by Adrienne on KINterested

Research Resources

This is a subscription site, but if you can’t find your county history elsewhere, it could be an easy option from home:
Accessible Archives Completes Imaging for American County Histories Database by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Accessing Ukrainian (and Other) Records on FamilySearch – From Home by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Huguenot Family Lineage Searches by Jacques Gagne on Genealogy Ensemble

Tech News

Lots of MyHeritage news this week:

Sunset Notice for BackupMyTree and World Vital Records/Family Link by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Pedigree View Now Available in Edit Mode by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

MyHeritage Says 92 Million User Email Addresses and Hashed Passwords Compromised by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Cybersecurity Incident: June 5-6 Update on MyHeritage Blog

New: MyHeritage Adds Two Factor Authentication (2FA) to Secure Your Account on MyHeritage Blog

Genetic Genealogy

Milestone! 1000 Articles on Genetic Genealogy by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Weigh In on DNA Standards by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Collaborating with Your DNA Matches by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

DNA Painter: The Tool That Helps You Find Links Between Your DNA Matches by Melody Lassalle on Genealogy Research Journal


If you can’t find your ancestor, this might be why:
The Many Names of Masonia (Scott) Worthen by Adrienne on KINterested

Education Is for Everyone

Making the Most of Maps, Part Two by Larry Naukam on The In-Depth Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

Internet Archive’s Book Scanning Robot by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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