Friday’s Family History Finds

NOTE: This week’s list actually covers the last two weeks as I’ve been on a cruise to Alaska.

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Adam Clark Murdered His Parents with Rat Poison by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Finding John Costello – A DNA Journey: Isabel Fried & Sarah Elizabeth Salzman, The Beginning of the End on The Genealogy Girl

Unsealed Records Reveal the Bigger Story Behind a Family’s Persecution by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The Key That Opened the Door in the Schintgen Brick Wall by Cathy Meder-Dempsey

Research Resources

More Facebook Pages and Groups for Canadian Genealogy by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

The Old North Burying Ground by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

New Database: WWII Unaccompanied British Child Evacuees to Canada by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Researching Your Ancestors in Manchester, New Hampshire by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Tech News

DNA2Tree: Build Trees from DNA Matches by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Scapple: A Tool I’m Using for DNA Matches on The Family History Hound

Get Your Plugs Out of the Way with This Ingenious $5 Surge Protector by Shep McAllister on Kinja Deals, Shared by Ana Suarez on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Concepts – Endogamy and DNA Segments by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

DNA Provides Another Piece to the Family Puzzle by Ranae Kallman Feick on Ranae’s Swedish-Chicago Heritage

The DNA Problem We Aren’t Talking About by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree


Losing 8 Generations of Ancestors by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

I would have loved Marian’s trip!:
Road Trip: At the London Metro Archives by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

How to Pull Genealogy Clues from Your Old Family Photographs by Lissa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Wars, Plagues, and Catastrophes and Genealogy on BYU Family History Library YouTube Channel by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times


2 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you SO much for including my London Met Archives post in your listing for this week! It was an amazing experience to hold that old ledger book in our hands.

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