Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Albert Goldsmith, Book Lover AND At the Sign of the Sparrow: The Legacy of Alfred Goldsmith, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Case of the Second Masonia – Part 1 AND Part 2, both by Adrienne on KINterested

Research Resources

College and University Historical Student Newspaper Links in the U.S. by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Nova Scotia Archives Adds Almost 30,000 Birth, Marriage and Death Records Online by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

Cybersecurity Incident: June 10 Update on MyHeritage Blog

MyHeritage Releases Two-Factor Authentication and Expires User Passwords to Enhance Security by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Small Genealogy Website GEDmatch “Never Expected” Its Criminal-Catching Use by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

How to Create a Photo & Video Slide Show with Microsoft Photos by Selin Tagmat on Organizing Photos

Genetic Genealogy

Ancestry Rolling Out New Percentages by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Family Tree DNA Names 100,000 New Y DNA SNPs by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Jacqi loves finding homes for unwanted family photos and works diligently to locate direct or collateral descendants of those in the pictures. She is just beginning to research little Hazel:
Don’t Think This One Will Be Easy AND Choosing the Right Hazel AND More Choices, AND In Search of Some Dawsons, all by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Trust But Verify Your Relative’s Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Creating Bio Sketches of Your Ancestors by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Pennsylvania Genealogy Brick Wall Strategies by Sunny on Lisa Louise Cooke

Always, always, always and ALWAYS:
Always Keep Backups of Your Online Genealogy Information by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Education Is for Everyone

About That Copyright Notice by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Preserving Old Black Paper Photo Albums by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Keeping Up with the Times

At 72 Years of Age, Two Women Learn They Were Switched at Birth by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Reclaim the Records Frees the NYC Marriage License Index for 1996-2017 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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