Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Unusual Jobs by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

Finding Lodie & Don by Jamie Gates on Applegate Genealogy

Ultimate Challenge by mcphilbrick on Heartland Genealogy

A Shot Rang Out and Tore Apart a Family by Schalene Dagutis

Andreas Kirsch (1774-1819) Gets New and Improved Parents – 52 Ancestors #224 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Challenge of Henry Meinzen by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Check out the photos and let Amy know what you think:
Cohen & Company Family Photograph: Is That My Grandfather? by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

A Census Substitute by David Allen Lambert on Vita Brevis

5 Easy Steps to Find a Marriage Contract on the Quebec Archives Website by Gail Dever o Genealogy à la Carte

Archives de Montreal in Process of Moving to Temporary Location by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Western Canada Legal Land Description by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The 1880 Census Short Forms and Where to Find Them by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Step-by-Step Guide to Using Online Census Indexes: Part One: Introduction by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genealogy Gem – Quebec Official Gazette – Marks 150th Anniversary – and Here’s How to Use It by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genealogy Research Behind Closed Doors by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives

Tech News

Remove Image Background for Free by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Science Behind Ethnicity Estimates by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

23andMe Adds New Features to Ancestry Composition Estimates by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

AmericanAncestors Introduces AmericanAncesTrees – Part I by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Dear Are You Fixing These Problems? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

The French View on “Recreational DNA Testing” on The French Genealogy Blog

Finding Cousins at 23andme by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Is Gedmatch ok? by Dr. D on Dr D Digs Up Ancestors

mtDNA Success!! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Using to Create DNA Match AutoClusters by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Connecting DNA Matches Using a Master Match Tree by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl


10-Minute Genealogy Tasks You Can Do by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Immigrant Example: Researching Hiram B. Ferverda (1854-1925) by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Do You Mention It? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

I Can’t Find Ludwig/Louis Klee in 1880! by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

The Challenge of the Dickens Family Cemetery by Nancy on Nancy H. Vest, Writer

Writing Tip: “Touch It Once” Citations by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Research Logs by mcphilbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Genealogy Photos and Copyrights by History Chick on Genealogical Musings

Back to the Basics with Tax Records: Part 1 by Diana Elder on Family Locket

14 Day Mini Research Like a Pro Challenge by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

An excellent opportunity to add to your research skills and knowledge:
Join the Virtual Genealogical Association to Watch More Than 40 Webinars by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Dancing on the Dead by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

The Great Molasses Flood by Susan Donnelly on Vita Brevis

Keeping Up with the Times

A subject near to my heart, as my brother, cousin, son and I are all lefties:
Left-Handedness: Genes or Chance? by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

What’s It Worth? by mcphilbrick on Heartland Genealogy

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