Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

How the Nazis Treated Children of Mixed Marriages, Part I: Emil Seligmann AND Part II: Christine Seligmann, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Part V: A Horrific Crime in the Fortress City of Luxembourg by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

Buchenwald Records – Some with Photos by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Entrepreneurial Dad and His Travel Agency by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Katie, Who Was Forgotten by J.L. Starkey on Baugh, Bass and Beyond

A Crown Jewel for Rachel Rice (c1707-after 1767) – 52 Ancestors #252 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Research Resources

Find Ancestors in New York Almshouse Records 1819-1840 by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Revisiting Tax Lists by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Mapping 1890 German Ancestry by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

British Accents and Dialects by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

DNA Gedcom – A 3rd Party Tool That Can Help Shorten Your Search by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

Genetic Genealogy

Chromosome Mapping – Visualizing Your DNA and Identify the Ancestors Who Passed It on to You by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket

DNA Dumbness – What Not to Do When You Take a Test! by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Native American & Minority Ancestors Identified Using DNAPainter Plus Ethnicity Segments by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


How to Find Your Connection to a Distant Relative by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Can’t Find the “Will” to Go On? Try This! by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Hijacked – Same Name Issues by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Falling Off the (Genealogy) Wagon, Climbing Back On by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Education Is for Everyone

Step Out of Your Genealogy Comfort Zone by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Answer: What’s Your Favorite Geo-mapping/Geo-information Tool?  (Part 2/2) by Dan Russell on SearchReSearch

King Versus King and Queen: Virginians Who Get Moved to California by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Dear Randy: Where Can I Find a Full-Featured, Free, Updatable Online Family Tree? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Keeping Up with the Times

If you aren’t reading Nathan’s genealogical mysteries, then you are really missing out on some fun stories:
How They Do It: Nathan Dylan Goodwin by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

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