Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Judah Benjamin: A Man with No Name by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

In Search of a Prize Winner by Cheri Hudson Passey on The In-Depth Genealogist

Getting By with a Little Help from My Friends by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

What Stories Are You Taking to the Grave? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Nuttiest Nuts Series – Marian L. Mills – Part 1 by Bethany (Jensen) Maddox on Roots Stalker Genealogy

Research Resources

Quebec Amateur Historian Created One of the Largest Databases of Indigenous Soldiers by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genealogy and the Basques or Euskaldunak by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

No Need to Settle for Bad Scans by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Indiana WWI Military Service Cards Are Going Digital! – Tuesday’s Tip by Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy & Research Blog

LAFRANCE Update, Addition of 15,000 Newspaper Obituaries and New Blog Articles on Genealogie Quebec! by the Drouin Institute

In the Parish Chest: Settlement Examinations, Settlement Certificates, Removal Orders on Kindred Past

Tech News

Exploring Family History with the Family Nexus App by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Trying Out the FamilySearch Compare-a-Face App by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA Step by Step Guide: How to Upload-Download Files by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

I Did Something to My 23andMe Account That I May Regret by Family History Hound on Hound on the Hunt


Genealogy Blogging – a Win – Win – Win! by Dara on Black Raven Genealogy

Searcher vs Researcher by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

6 Steps to Make Your Family Tree 10 Times Better by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

A Timeline, See What a Really Good One Should Look Like by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

Archival File Folders: A Must for the Genealogist by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Education Is for Everyone

Cast Studies in American Migration: Part Two: The King’s Highway by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

RLP 7: Source Citations by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Make Plans Now for an A+ Genealogy Year by Denise May Levenick on The Famiy Curator

Keeping Up with the Times

Like It or Not, Everyone Might Soon Be in a DNA Database by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

A Call to Action for Scholars of American History: Contribute to Wikipedia by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

RootsWeb Homepages and Freepages URLs are Working Again by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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