Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Declassified File Reveals Relative’s Full Story on Journey to the Gulags by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

May the “Schwartz” Be with You by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Well That Was Way Off by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Deborah Sampson’s First Masquerade by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Research Resources

Library and Archives Canada Releases Improved Search Tool by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

On Obsession, Genealogy and a Great Book on The French Genealogy Blog

Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898 Now on FamilySearch by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

New Website Tells Story of Nova Scotia’s Africville by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

North Carolina and Halifax County, NC Websites and Assets by Don on Don Taylor Genealogy

Surely You Know About Randy Majors and His Search Sites? by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Happy Error by Sheilagh Doerfler on Vita Brevis

Books: South Carolina History by Colleen G. Brown Pasquale on Leaves and Branches

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Finding Jeanie’s Father with DNA Part 2: Shared centiMorgans and DNA Research Logs by Hazel Scullin on Family Locket

DNA Results – First Glances at DNA Ethnicity and Matching! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Finding Capt. Thomas Wood’s Daughters by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

What I Did Right (and Wrong) on My Research Trip by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Transcribing Genealogy Records Correctly Helps Find New Clues by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

It’s Mid-Year Genealogy Goals Check Up Time by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Processing the Information I Gleaned on My Research Trip by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Education Is for Everyone

Your Own Unique Migration Path by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Genealogy Podcasts Revisited by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

The Archive Lady: Courthouse Research by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

Keeping Up with the Times

Even on Vacation Genealogy Abounds by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Writing a Family’s Story of Survival: “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter

Colorize Old Photos by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

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