Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Troubled Sage by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Finding John Costello – A DNA Journey: The Missing Brother on The Genealogy Girl

Research Resources

Ask Yvette – What Happened to the Population Registers from the 1900s? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Mapping the Great Migration by Robert Charles Anderson on Vita Brevis

Revolutionary Names: Privateer and Prize Ships, 1777-1814, Part 2 by Lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Tech News

The Dangers of Using GEDCOM by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Scanners for Genealogy Research by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

DNA Website of My Dreams (*does not yet exist) by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Re-Learning to Use Shared Events by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

DNA, Genealogy & Political Entities by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Now THAT’S a Large Segment by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Gewnealogy

Wowsers! Ancestry Fixed My ThruLines by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

What Do You Want to Know? 3 Steps to Focus Your DNA Research by Robin Worthlin on Family Locket


Remember Soundex? Consider Sound AND Spelling! by Marian B. Woods on Climbing My Family Tree

Using Land to Verify Heirs by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

10 Mythbusters for Making Breakthroughs in Russian Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

“Paul Revere Never Made the Midnight Ride”? by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

More Than 400 Short Videos on Europen History, Culture and Geography on Rick Steves’ Classroom AND Rick Steves’ Travel Videos in Full Length, both by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Keeping Up with the Times

Interesting Article About Finding Autosomal DNA Matches by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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