Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Soldier’s Lament by Jamie Gates on Applegate Genealogy

Honoring Veteran USMC William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Row on Row by Sarah Dery on Vita Brevis

The Rediscovery and Remembrance of Robert Newman on Boston 1775

Multi-part true genealogical mystery:
“A Mother’s Love. . .or Something Else?” by Peter E. Small: Part I on Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musings

Research Resources

Researching Your Jamestown Ancestors Online by Elizabeth O’Neal on My Descendant’s Ancestors

A Hidden Index for Luxembourg City’s Parishes and Garrison by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Finding Palatine Ancestors by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Tech News

Gedmatch Genesis Merging Back to Genesis by Liane Jensen on Liane Jensen Research

Working with the “Exploring Family Trees” Visualization Program by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for ‘Plus’ Users by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Where in the World Has My DNA Gone? DNA and Locality Research by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Please Opt In at GEDmatch by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Visualizing Your Tree – With Expected Autosomal and X DNA Shared by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

YouTube: Y-DNA & Citizen Science. . .and a Big of Forensic Genealogy by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections


What’s in Your Archive? by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator

Getting the Rest of the Old Out of the Google Goldmine for Genealogists, Part Three AND Getting the Rest of the Gold Out of the Google Goldmine for Genealogists Part Four, AND Part Five AND Part Six, all by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Not the Death Record for Hannah (Bell) McAllister, Mayholland on Don Taylor Genealogy

3 Ways to Keep Strangers Out of Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Thirty Three Acres Confirmed by the Virginia Legislature: Part I by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

4 Quick Family Tree Clean Up Tasks by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Great Uncle Abraham Burk Sailed from. . . ? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

THIS FRIDAY! 31 May – Free Virtual Q&A – Your Your Genetic Genealogy Questions, Answered! on Legacy Family Tree Webinars, broadcasting live from SCGS Genealogy Jamboree

The Trading Companies of New France by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Finders Keepers? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Keeping Up with the Times

Would It Help If Genealogists Shared Stories As Short As a Tweet? by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

What Is the Future of Obituaries? by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

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