Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Preventative Measures by Pamela Athearn Filbert on Vita Brevis

Family History on Film: An Oral History on Family Sleuther

Margaretha Elisabetha Koehler (1772-1823), Weak Child, Baptized in a Hurry  – 52 Ancestors #228 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

How Felix Goldsmith’s Children Honored His Difficult Life by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Exploring King’s Friends, Associates and Neighbors AND It Pays to Read the Footnotes, AND Asking and Receiving, all by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Jung/Young Family Roots Part 1: German or French? by Michelle on Memoirs

A Strange Valentine’s Day Tale by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Research Resources

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2019 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Here Today Gone Tomorrow, the Ever Changing Access to Online Records by LS on Genealogy at Heart

Quebec Guardianship Records Can Help Resolve Brick Walls by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Genealogy Research and PERSI: A Perfect Match by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Tech News

Tool for Annotating Image Files by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

GENESIS Basics: GEDmatch Reinvented, Part 1 by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

A Reader’s Take on Problems – Part IV: The Ancestry Big Tree by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Ancestry Teaser by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genetic Genealogy

DNA and Crime Fighting by Family History Hound on Hound on the Hunt

Do You Save DNA Match Information? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Using to Create DNA Match Auto Clusters – Part 3: Using the Cluster Information by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


Appreciating My Digital Lifestyle by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Rebecca’s Land by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Another example of why it pays to do your own research (and not copy/paste):
Reports of Her Death Were Greatly Exaggerated: Ruth (Butler) Putnam (1768-1850) of Danvers, Massachusetts on Plough and Anchor Genealogy

Did I Find a Scandal in the Family Tree? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Are You Curator, Creator or Caretaker of the Family Archive? by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator

Education Is for Everyone

What is Digitization Really? by Ellen Anderson on Andersonology

My Newspaper Research Presentation by Taneya Koonce on Taneya’s Genealogy Blog

A Madman and His Family by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis

Keeping Up with the Times

Book Review: “Letters from the Dead” by Steve Robinson by Elizabeth O’Neal on My Descendant’s Ancestors

Who Are the Holdouts to Digitization? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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