Friday’s Family History Finds

Lots to read this week! The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Dawid Wolf Pikholz of Rozdol by Israel Pickholtz on All My Foreparents

Five Firefighters Killed in Lynchburg by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Kate’s Questions by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

And Now for Something Totally Different: London Medieval Murder Map by Pat Hartley on Ancestry Island

Fantastic Find: Irish “DNA Atlas” by Pat Hartley on Ancestry Island

Fighting for the Crown?: Irish Catholic Loyalists in the Military, Part 2 by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Historical French American Newspapers Online by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Research Help for French Louisiana Sources on Genealogy Ensemble

The 10 Collections You Need to Know for Irish Genealogy Research by Bridget Sunderlin on Family History Daily

Was Your Ancestor a Scottish Prisoner of War from the Battle of Dunbar? by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Tech News

Google Translate’s New Look Benefits Genealogists by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genetic Genealogy

Auto-Clustering of DNA Matches by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog AND

Genetic Affairs – Something New to Play With on Family History Hound

DNA Cousins Are More Distant Than They Appear by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Google the Email of that GEDmatch Match by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Tracking DNA Matches on GedMatch That Have Attached GEDcom Files AND Using Matching GedCOMS at GedMatch to Pull Some Low Hanging Fruit, both by Michael John Neill on Rootdig


4 Keys to Make You a Better Genealogist by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Context Is Key: Understanding the Record within the Record Collection on Kindred Past

Resolving Dead Ends in Trees, Part One by Karen Meyer on The Family History Guide Blog

Using Pre-1850 Records to Find an Ancestor’s Children by Lisa on Are You My Cousin?

Were Your Ancestors in the Poorhouse? Here’s How to Find Out by Janet Meydam on Family History Daily

What Do You Really Know About Your Ancestors? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Education Is for Everyone

The Future of Online Trees AND Research in Online Trees, both by Tony Proctor on Parallax View AND

Comments on the Future of Line Family Trees by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

52 Ancestors. . .in Which I Reveal My “bible” for Referencing by fhtess65 on Writing My Past

Holiday Traditions of 100 Years Ago by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Keeping Up with the Times

Where Am I Saving My Photos? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

9 Gifts for the Family Historian on Your List by Patricia Hartley on Family History Daily

The Genealogy of Your Christmas Tree by David Allen Lambert on The Past Finder

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