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

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

Research Resources

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

New Search-by-Image Method on by Dan Russell on SearchReSearch

Genetic Genealogy



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

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

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

Keeping Up with the Times


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

Ahoy Vey! — Jewish Pirates by John on Transylvanian Dutch

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