Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

There are prison records available in some places:
Clarence George Jacobs: Violating Immigration Act by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Sheri has done an incredible job extracting genealogical information from the California Statutes:
Another Great Story from the California Statutes – Deputy Marshal Andrew McGinnis by Sheri Fenley on The Educated Genealogist

African_American Genealogy: When the Pieces Come Together – Guyton Family Bible, Oakley Plantation, Berkeley, SC by Toni on IAAM Center for Family History

Was Eleanor of Acquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 10 – Petronella van Vlijmen by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Research Resources

It’s a great library. I visited it many times when I lived in SoCal:
The Genealogy Collection at Los Angeles Central Library: A Worthwhile Adventure! by Jennifer Dix on California Genealogical Society and Library Blog

A Beginning Guide to Researching Your Mexican Ancestry on Family History Daily

Another Home Run for Reclaim the Records by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Issues of ‘Ontario History’ 2013-2017 Now Online by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

What Happened in the Year. . . by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Tech News

Label Your AncestryDNA Matches by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Wasabi: The New Low Cost Cloud Storage Service by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

New Search-by-Image Method on Bing.com by Dan Russell on SearchReSearch

Genetic Genealogy

So Who Is He? Part I AND So Who Is He? Part II AND So Who Is He? Part III, all on Diary of a Young Genealogist

By subscription:
Blaine Bettinger Launches DNA Central by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Methodology

Interesting activity by Heather. I made a list and found only a very few ancestors in books even back to my 5X greats:

My Ancestors in Genealogy Books: A Compiled Genealogy Bibliography by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Research Tip: Check Your Assumptions by Melvin J. Collier on Roots Revealed

4 Tips to Help You Find That Missing Ancestor by DiAnn Iamarino on fortify Your Family Tree

Organizing Feels SOOOO Good! by Jacquie Schattner on Seeds to Tree

Thoughts on Using Compiled Genealogy Books by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

The Archive Lady: Preserving the Family Doctor’s Medicine Bottles by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Thanks to the FHL by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Case Studies in Migration: Westward Expansion AND Case Studies in Migration: The Second Great Migration, both by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

RLP 10: George W. Dillard Case Study by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Video Series – How to Research Around the 1890 Census Loss – Part 1: 1890 Census Fragments AND How to Research Around the 1890 Census Loss – Part 2: State Census Records, both by Lisa L. on Are You My Cousin?

New Weekly Genealogy Podcast – Generations Cafe by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

MUST READS!!!
No, Find-a-Grave Wasn’t Exactly “Hacked” by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

AND

Peoplelegacy.com Appropriating Content from Find-a-Grave by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

Reacting to a Copyright Violation of Your Content or Photos by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Toronto Laneway Owned by R.B. Denison Since 1861 – But He died 118 Years Ago by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Change is in the wind, but all is good. Check out Thomas’s new group:
Important Changes to the Genealogy Do-Over by Thomas MacEntee on Abundant Genealogy

Ahoy Vey! — Jewish Pirates by John on Transylvanian Dutch

Genealogy Cruises vs Convention Centers by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Season 4 of Relative Begins by Terri O’Connell on The In-Depth Genealogist

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