Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Mapping the Shehen Family in London (Mary in Two Places at Once) by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Children of the Salem Witch Trials by declutteringthestuff on Relatives – His and Hers

Untraditional Source Reveals the Death of a Great Grandfather by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

I love when old photos are identified. :):
One More Mystery Solved by Dara on Black Raven Genealogy

Great story with lots of historical details about New York Loyalists:
Joshua Currey (1741-1802) U.E. Loyalist by Jo Henn on Climbing My Family Tree

Hattie’s Story by Mary Sutherland on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

For British Columbia researchers:
BC Archives Upgrades Online Collections Database by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Irish Diaspora Histories Network by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

5 Things to Learn From Your Ancestor’s Yearbook by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Finding Federal Court Records by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Historical Savannah City Maps Are Now Available Online by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Quebec’s Monastere des Augustines’ Archives, Dating Back to New France, Now Available to the Public by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Amazing and Unexpected Resources by Mark Rabideau on Many Roads

Fantastic Find: Maricopa County Jury List Published in the Newspaper “Arizona Republic” – Did Other Newspapers Publish this Type of List? by Christine Manczuk on Ancestry Island

Library and Archives Canada Completes Digitization of Entire WWI Personnel Files Collection – 100 Days Before the 100th Anniversary of End of Great War by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

Gramps 5.0.0 Released by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

Filling the Gaps in the Tree by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist AND

The Rules of DNA Testing by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

DNA Quick Sort by Dana Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

Family Tree DNA Group Project Privacy Levels by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Even if you don’t live in Australia or New Zealand, the Northern Hemisphere’s hot summer months are a great time to follow Alona’s tips:
31 Ways to Make the Most of National Family History Month by Alona Tester on Lonetester HQ

I love, love, love city directories:
Finding Walter Bell’s Employer in 1911 by Ellen Anderson on Andersonology

Color Clustering: Identifying Common Surnames by Dana Leeds on The Enthusiastic Genealogist

Quick Tip – Last Name or Patronymic? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

The Legendary Language of the Appalachian “Holler” by Chi Luu on JSTOR Daily

The Largest Genealogy Archive? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

RLP 4: Locality Research Part 1 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

What Do You Know About History? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The Archive Lady: Preserving Old Family Letters by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

A Recent 2018-2025 Genealogy Market Study: Caveat Emptor on Counting Chromosomes

A European Union Rules That Online Photos Can’t Simply  Be Republished Without Permission by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

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