Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A DNA-Inspired Family Reunion – Part 3 by Sam Williams on Ancestral Anamnesis

A Santa Claus Letter Documents a Birth Date by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Another Cousin Discovered: The Granddaughter of Etta Wolfe Wise, My Third Cousin Sally by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Curiouser & Curiouser by Jamie Gates on Applegate Genealogy

Prefers Jail to Husband by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Johann Diedrich Menke’s Death Record by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

189 Ontario City Directories Now Online, Thanks to Partnership with Ontario Ancestors and Library and Archives Canada by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Ancestry Releases Important Database on WWII Displaced Persons by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Book Review: Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA, and More by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

TWO New WWII-Related Databases by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Quick Tip – Use Scanning On Demand by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Using the New Ancestry DNA Match Features by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

SnipTag: The Easiest Way to Caption Your Scanned Photos by Caroline Guntur on Organizing Photos

Genetic Genealogy

Your Mitochondrial DNA Journey – Free New Video at Family Tree DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Genealogy by Locality Immersion by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

I Think I’d Be Happier If I Wasn’t So Thorough by Ellie on Ellie’s Ancestors

Lydia Lawley Project (Conclusion. . .with Lingering Questions) by Teresa on Writing My Past

To Use or Not Use a Published Family History? by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

Establishing Photo Provenance: A Collaborative Cousin Project by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

Research Like a Pro Using the FAN Club by Hazel Scullin on Family Locket

Education Is for Everyone

Free Genealogy Webinars for August 2019 by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Aunts and Uncles: Grand, not Great by Diane Haddad on Family Tree

ICYMI: Sex in Middlesex by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Keeping Up with the Times

Genealogy Quotes by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

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