Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Deciphering an Irishman’s Death: Was It Accidental? on Family Sleuther

Jacqi has a short series going about Celestia and her family:
Celestia’s Story by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Jamie begins with a black sheep:
Applegate Origins Part 1: Thomas Applegate by Jamie Gates on Applegate Genealogy

Heartbreak After Heartbreak: Eight Tragic Deaths in Less Than Eight Years by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2018 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

University of Saskatchewan Archives – Historic Online Images of Postcards and People at Work by Gail Dever on Genealogy                      à la Carte

Vault Links and the Course Catalog by Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog

Veridian Software Update and User Text Correction for Newspapers by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Redesign of Toronto Public Library’s Digital Archive Makes It Easy to Discover Historic Gems by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

More Images Free for Use by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Tech News

New Compact Chromosome Browser on GEDmatch’s GENESIS by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

How to Find and Delete Your Google Maps History by Emily Price on Lifehacker

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Explained by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

The Truth is Out There by Wendy Littrell on All My Branches Genealogy

2018 DNA Summer Sales by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Color Clustering: Working with “4th Cousins” by Dana Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

Ancestry Step by Step Guide: How to Upload-Download DNA Results by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

6 Ways to Add Another Generation to Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Free Download Fridays: Google Alerts for Genealogy Cheat Sheet by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

5 Tips for Getting Started in Genealogy by Diana Elder on Treasure Chest of Memories

A New Cousin: And a Reminder Lesson on Surname Spelling by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Dealing with an Impasse in Research by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Education Is for Everyone

The Braga and Braga Serra of Maia Are the Same Family by Melody Lassalle on Genealogy Research Journal

RLP 5: Locality Research Part 2 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

The Benefits of Family History Blogs by Angelle Anderson on The Family History Guide Blog

Lara made it all the way to Poland!:
IAJGS 2018 – Part 1 AND IAJGS 2018 – Part 2, both by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

A surprising answer:
What Genealogy Software Do You Use? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Keeping Up with the Times

A really interesting story about ALS research:
Genealogists Help in the Hunt for ALS Genes Along a Large Family Tree in Kentucky and Virginia by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Is This the Best Family Tree “Chart” Ever? by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Black sheep, ha! I agree–that’s a great description of my ancestor. I am proud to descend from someone so outspoken and committed to free speech, but spending most of your time in the stocks in the town square can’t be fun.

    Sorry I’m just now catching up on the shoutouts–I had no idea they were here! Thank you so much for highlighting my posts, and thanks for reading!

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