Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Right Royal Occasion – Florence Neal (nee Neville) by Mike Dawson on You Don’t Choose Your Family

Finding Eddie by Melanie McComb on Vita Brevis

Whatever Happened to James Marr? by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Can you help identify the uniform
Mystery Photo of Johanson Bedell by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

My Grandfather’s Letter by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

A Visit to Vimy on Discover Genealogy

Research Resources

Another Layer for Layers of London by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Genealogy Project You Bring Home from Vacation by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Luxracines’ Marriage Database Helps Solve the Confusion of John Monner’s Marriage(s) by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

10 Million Records Added to WWII Victims Database by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Getting the Rest of The Genealogy Gold Out of the Google Goldmine for Genealogists Part Two by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Are Directories Hiding Deaths for You? by Michael john Neill on Rootdig

Anthony Casteel’s Account of Scalping Proclamations in Colonial Nova Scotia by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Tech News

GedMatch Implements Required Opt-In for Law Enforcement Matching by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Introducing the MyHeritage DNA Health + Ancestry Test by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Genetic Genealogy

Family Rumors Beget a Genetic Conundrum by Michael on The Family Sleuther

Source, Information, and Evidence Analysis for a DNA Research Project by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Mitochondrial DNA: Part 2 – What Do Those Numbers Mean? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Can Warren Buffett’s ‘2 List” Strategy Help Genealogists Focus on Their Research? by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

It’s pretty incredible that Yvette has been able to document 18 generations by today’s genealogical standards and she is still going strong:
Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 18 – Johanna van Wijfliet by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Not “bad” at all!:
“Bad” Genealogist. . . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

Playing Tag with My Ancestors by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Klein Family History, and Should I Share My Research? by Luanne on The Family Kalamazoo

Education Is for Everyone

Is It a Surname or a Place? on The French Genealogy Blog

Where to Search for Your Immigrant U.S. Ancestors by Lori on Genealogy at heart

SCGS Genealogy Jamboree FREE LiveStreaming Classes by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

RLP 45 – Three Reasons to Revisit Your Research by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Dutch Term – Kwatierherhaling by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

FamilySearch Online for Twenty Years by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

When was the last time you did spring cleaning?
Spring Cleaning My Genealogy by Ellen Anderson on Andersonology

The Ancestry of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

4 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks for the mention, Linda 🙂 My tongue was a little in my cheek, but at times on some of the forums, I do feel like I would be drummed out of the corps, so to speak…

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