Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Isadore Goldsmith: A Life of Strife and Sadness Revealed in the Newspaper AND Part 2, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Jami has me hooked:
Applegate Origins Part II: John Gates by Jamie Gates on Applegate Genealogy

Gwen’s blog has a focus on tracing genealogical lines of criminals – not all her own, no! The stories are really interesting:
Wallace William Stewart: Trouble Maker by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Researching the History of My Old House by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Research Resources

What Is Genealogy Quebec? on InstitutDrouin

German Place Names: Find Your Ancestors’ Home Town with This Free Online Tool by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke

Library and Archives Canada Updates Online Censuses Page and Releases Expanded Finding Aid by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

View Hundreds of Hours of Free Vintage Films with Prelinger’s Archives by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

In the Parish Chest: Bastardy Bonds on Kindred Past

The Royal Scots Bring History into the Present with a Digital Archive by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Tech News

Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Genealogy Websites by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

How to Get the AncestryDNA Ethnicity Report Update (Beta) AND Review of AncestryDNA’s New Ethnicity Estimate Update (Beta) both by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

New Tool at DNA Painter “What Are the Odds?” Helps Combine Match Probabilities by Liane on Liane Jensen Research

Genetic Genealogy

Eliminating the DNA Matches from One Side by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Proving or Disproving a Half Sibling Relationship Using DNAPainter by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Genealogy: Leading Toward Reconciliation by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Follow Yvette’s quest to prove her lineage by modern standards:
Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 9 – Jan Smulders by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Single Best Technique for Reading Old Genealogy Records by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Pattern Recognition as a Goal in Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

10 Bits of Advice for New Genealogy Researchers by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Read the Description Before Your Search by Donna Moughty on Donna’s Irish Genealogy Resources

Quick Tip – Dates in Population Registers May Be Incorrect by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Listen to Your Mama by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Map Magic Using Google Earth and the Atlas of Historical Boundaries by Diana Elder on Family Locket

How to Back Up Your Files Automatically by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

This looks like a fun reference to have on my genealogy book shelf:

Book: Everyday Life in the 1800s: A Guide for Writers, Students and Historians by Colleen G. Brown Pasquale on Leaves & Branches

Land Speculation in America: Finding Out Why Your Ancestors Lived Where They Did by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

RLP 6: Research Planning by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Regular and Irregular Marriages in Scotland by Sandra McHugh on Genealogy Ensemble

Keeping Up with the Times

2018 FGS Conference Blog Compendium by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Ancestry.com Says 23andMe’s DNA Patent Is Invalid by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

NEH Awards 2018 Grants to 18 States for Additions to Chronicling America by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

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