Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

William Paul Loveland: Missing or Murdered? by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Roberta also has a detailed description of daily life on a tobacco plantation:
James Moore (c1720-c1798) Life on the Second Fork of Birches Creek, 52 Ancestors #250 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Holocaust Education in Germany by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Dunzinger Marriage Record Found Along with Great Great Grandmother’s Name by Matt Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

Dutch Genealogy News for July 2019 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Archive Lady: Masonic Records in the Archives by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

Tracing Ancestors Who Lived or Worked in China by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Genealogy Gold Part 2: Finding Family Histories Using FamilySearch and Facebook by Linda Yip on Past Presence

Examining City Directories to Discover New Avenues of Research by Alice Childs on Family Locket

Native American Enrollments to the Five Civilized Tribes by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Irish Genealogy News Broadens Focus to Include US, Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Tech News

Consider Buying Microsoft Office Before It Becomes a Subscription Service by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Ancestry’s Indexes Can Be Wrong and Incomplete by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Genetic Genealogy

Segment Triangulation: Proving an Ancestral Line by Diana Elder on Family Locket

South African Cousins! Thanks to DNA by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Charts for Understanding DNA Inheritance by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Mitochondrial DNA: Part 5 – Joining Projects by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


How Accurate Is Ancestry? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

500 in 1841 Bedford County, Virginia by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

John E. Ellerbee, His Wives and the 1850 Census by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

7 Genealogy Projects We All Need to Do by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

GenFriends: Virtual Education for Genealogists by Cheri Hudson Passey on Carolina Girl Genealogy

I’ve used domestic interlibrary loan, but didn’t realize it could be used internationally, too!
Order Books From Around the World with InterLibrary Loan by Elizabeth Yuko on Lifehacker

Did You Know: Native American Citizenship in the United States by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

RLP 57: Three Steps to Focus Your DNA Research with an Objective by Nicole Dyer o Family Locket

Keeping Up with the Times

Win a Trip of a Lifetime by Ellen on Hound on the Hunt

Finding Photos and Memorializing the Fallen – A Unique Volunteer Opportunity by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Life, Death and Meaningful Preparation by Bonnie Mattson on The Family History Guide

Do You Have a Photo Mess?I’m Getting Ready for Save Your Photo Month, Are You? on Hound on the Hunt

Are You Related to a U.S. President? HistoryLink and Geni Can Tell You by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

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