Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Mystery of Paul Metz, Part I and The Paul Metz Mystery, Part II, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

So Who Is He? Part IV AND So Who Is He, Part V, both on Diary of a Young Genealogist

“Gershwin Winner Plays for Meals” by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Murder of the First Pikholz Family in Tarnopol by Israel Pickholtz on All My Foreparents

William Sterling Estes and the Backwards Tombstone by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Retraction of Allegations Made Against Maisy Vesque (1913-1969) by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Research Resources

Seaman’s Protection Certificates – An Unusual Source on Kindred Past

Video About the 314th Engineers During World War I by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Finding Ancestors in French Municipal Archives by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

69 Years of ‘Saskatchewan History’ Magazine Online by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Recording the FBI by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Church of Ireland Digitization Project by Donna Moughty on Donna’s Irish Genealogy Resources

A Postcard to the Postcard Site by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

5 Ways I Search the Fulton Newspaper Site by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life

Using Cadastral Maps of Galicia by Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers

Tech News

How Do I Recover an Old iPhoto Library? by David Murphy on Lifehacker

New Features at DNA Painter by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Synium Software Releases a New Update of MacFamilyTree and Logoist for Macintosh Mojave by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Genetic Genealogy

It’s Time to Stop Giving Attention to “Ethnicity” and Genetic Admixture on An American Genealogy

The Leeds Method by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA’s PUBLIC Y DNA Haplotree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

Inside the Guide: Organizing Your Research by Bob on The Family History Guide Blog

Planning for Genealogy Retirement – Video Recap on Family History Fanatics

Update on My Backlog Busting by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

How to Do Genealogy Research in a “Dry County” by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

How to Research Around the 1890 Census Record Loss – Part 3: City Directories by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Quick Tip: Life Events May Create Notarial Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Time to Prepare Questions for Next Week’s #AskAnArchivist Day by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Case Studies in Migration: The Homestead Acts by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

What Is a “fi fa” and Why Is It Important for African American Genealogy? by Toni Carrier on IAAM Center for Family History

Kids’ Talk: Who Said Family History Is Boring? by Angelle Anderson on The Family History Guide Blog

RLP 11: Organization by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel Logs Over 500,000 Views by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

The Road to RootsTech: 5 Things to Know for 2019 by Elizabeth O’Neal on My Descendant’s Ancestors

Some Progress in FindAGrave Image Appropriation by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Your Grandmother’s Name Is Not Private Nor Secure by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Ohio Genealogical Society’s Annual Writing Competition for 2019 by Julie Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

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