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

Free Download Fridays: State Library Resources for Genealogy by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

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

The Archive Lady: Finding Moonshine Records on Abundant Genealogy

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

National Records  Center USCIS Genealogy Program Update by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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

Announcing a 2-Part CanadaGEN Study Group by Ol’ Myrt on Myrt’s Musings

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

Locate My Name – A Distribution of Names Across Regions by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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

Keeping Up with the Times

The village was established about the same time that my Tarbox and Sayward ancestors settled in New Gloucester, which is a beautiful town:
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, Maine by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Britain’s Playing Card Tax by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

Genealogy Mysteries 2018 – What’s New? Part 2 by Eileen Souza on Old Bones Genealogy

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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