Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

My Step Great-Great Grandmother’s Arrest and Acquittal by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Old Address Book Online Breaks Down Brick Wall on a Family Photo by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Research Resources

Hooray! AmericanAncestors.org Is Free for One Week

California Online Historical Photos Research by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Familypedia: The Biggest Genealogy Site You Probably Never Heard Of by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Introducing Trove by Shauna Hicks on The In-Depth Genealogist

Tech News

Using Voice Recognition in Genealogy: Names and Dates and Places by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

A Helpful DNA Relationship Chart (Especially for Ancestry DNA Users) – Shared cM Project Chart, Version 3.0 by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry island

Methodology

“Brick Walls” and Hats! by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal

Ancestors: What Constitutes Proof? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Never Trust Undocumented Family Records by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Some Ways to Save Genealogy Money by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Education Is for Everyone

17 Reasons Why Family History Is Good for You by Alona Tester on LonetesterHQ

Family Inheritances: Trash or Treasure? by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories

Vertical Files vs. Manuscript Collections: What’s the Difference? by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Review of “The Mayflower” by Rebecca Fraser by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Will RootsWeb Be Restored? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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