Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Desperately Seeking Susan’s Parents on Family Sleuther

Uriah Henderson, Who Were Your Parents? by a friend on Empty Branches – Please leave suggestions!

Research Resources

Discover: The Magazine of the National Library of Scotland by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Another Win for Reclaim the Records: The New Jersey Death Index by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Finding FREE Los Angeles California Death Certificates for 1905-1939 on FamilySearch Digital Microfilm by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Tech News

Use This Tool to Discover Family Tree Insights by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

I have no idea if this percentage is correct, but make sure you aren’t one of them!:
24% of Computer Users Never Back Up Their Data by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genetic Genealogy

More on Julie’s quest:
DNA to the Rescue! Evidence for Helena Panek’s Parentage by Julie Szczpankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

Those Ancestral Compilations in the Ancestry DNA Circles by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

FindMyPast Joins the DNA Lineup by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Methodology

Yvette is proving her line with modern methods:
Was Eleanor of Acquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 8 – Hendrik Smulders by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Mapping Sarah by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

There’s An  Archival Box for That! by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

I know from experience that this is true for Scandinavians, too:
Quick Tip – Hiding Under Another Name by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Not free, but very reasonable cost. I have the book, which is excellent:
Introducing. . . Research Like a Pro E-Course by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Loose Marriage Records. . .What Are They? by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Going Once, Going Twice by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Keeping Up with the Times

None!

One thought on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you for sharing my search for Susan’s parents. I’m excited for this weekend’s post and to be able to reveal some exciting successes.

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