Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Colorado Coalfields War and Its Effect on the Mansbach Brothers by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

William Gannaway Brownlow, the Fighting Parson of Tennessee by Matthew Wills on JSTOR Daily

A Creepy Weird Family Story by L.S. on Genealogy at Heart

A Londonderry NH Haunted House: The Ghost That Banged at the Door by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

Research Resources

Finding an Ancestor in Upper Canada (Ontario) pre-1871 – Part 2 of 3 AND Part 3 of 3, both by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

‘Condition Survey’ of Historic Graveyards in Donegal, Ireland Underway by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Library and Archives Canada Announces Online Release Date of the 1926 Census of Prairie Provinces by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Guild of One Name Studies Marriage Locator Helps Find Ancestors’ Church in England and Wales by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Seeking Sisterhood: A Mitochondrial Research Project on Family Sleuther

How Many of My AncestryDNA Matches Have Attached Trees? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Ethnicity – Far More Than Percentages! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


5 Genealogy Projects You Can Do from Your Couch by Andrew Koch on Family Tree Magazine Blog

Nine Kinds of Ancestor Death Records You Should Look For by Allison Dolan on Family Tree Magazine Blog

Using Pinterest for Family History by Angelle Anderson on The Family History Guide Blog

Quick Tip – Names Are Different in Latin by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

How to Understand Your Ancestors’ Marriage and Remarriage Customs by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

MyHeritage LIVE Livestreamed Sessions to Be Recorded by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Image Resolution Made Easy for Photo Organizing, Printing & Scanning by Selin Tagmat on Organizing Photos

Buffered vs Unbuffered Archival Tissue Paper: What’s the Difference? by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

RLP 16: How to Deal with Skeletons in the Closet by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Family Skeletons: Don’t Get Spooked! by Talya on MyHeritage Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

Reminder: The Tenth Annual Great Genealogy Poetry Challenge Deadline by Bill West on West in New England

Save the Date for Jamboree’s 50th! by Megan Lee on Genealogy Jamboree Blog

Halloween Greetings from Three Historic Massachusetts Spooky Cemeteries by Barbara Poole on Life from the Roots

Box of Scottish Mystery Photos Found in Ontario by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

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