Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

1866: The Intriguing Divorce Deposition of James E. Whitney by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Was the Verdict in the 1816 Murder Case a Miscarriage of Justice? by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

“Caught Running Naked Across Harvard Yard”? on Boston 1775

“There Were Two Brothers” by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

The Uncle I Didn’t Know I Had – Finding Yim by Linda Yip on Past Presence

Grandma Minnie’s “Mistake” by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Sophie Katz Vogel and Her Family: A Brick Wall Falls in My Katzenstein Family by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Resources

Counties of England Part 1 by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

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

Search for Ancestors in Insane Asylums by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

OurDigitalWorld Digitizes Abolitionist Newspaper Collection to Improve Searchability by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Russian World War I Records by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

FREE Tennessee Probate Records and Wills AND Free Maine Probate Records and Wills AND Free Oklahoma Probate Records and Wills, all by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Quick Tip – Atlas of Mutual Heritage by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Notman Photo Archives Among Three Collections Added to the Canada Memory of the World Collection by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Native American Genealogy Research: 3 FREE How-to Videos by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Tech News

Why You Might Want to Test for DNA Health Results at MyHeritage by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Genetic Genealogy

Combine Cluster Research with DNA by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots


A Foundation for Your Genealogy Research Process by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

52 Ancestors – Mistake. . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

Old Photo Identification: Ove Tintypes Update by Michelle on Memoir

Education Is for Everyone

Family Tree Webinars Celebrates 1000th Webinar on GeneaWebinars

Tapping into Revolutionary Networks on Boston 1775

Seating in the Meeting House by Gordon Harris on Historic Ipswich

Signature in Stone by Jennica Bayne on Vita Brevis

New to Photo Organizing? Read Our Top 10 Posts for Beginners by Caroline Guntar on Organizing Photos

Easy to understand why names get misspelled:
A Proper Pronunciation by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Keeping Up with the Times

Introducing: MyHeritage Education by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

MyHeritage LIVE 2019 Amsterdam Day 1 AND Day 2 and Party, both by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Additional Comments on Claims of Ownership to Genealogical Research by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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