Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The last in a series:
1866: Zebulon Blakeslee Receives His Divorce Decree by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Allen Line: Richard Falley, More of a Hero Than I Knew by Janice Harshbarger on Happy Genealogy Dance

Remembering Marlene Haimowitz by nwpaintedlady on Branches on Our Haimowitz Family Tree

The Saga of a Family Bible by David Allen Lambert on Vita Brevis

William Ilg – Eligible for a Medal: Update by Auntie Jen on Auntie Jen’s Family Trees

Research Resources

The Atlas of Boston History on Boston 1775

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

Resources at Digital North Carolina by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

The Archive Lady: Using Archives to Find Burial Records by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

The Middlesex Wrap by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Julie has a great list of reference books on social history. I have several of them on my own book shelf:
52 Ancestors #41: Social History by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Five Places to Find Out-of-Copyright Books from the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Voici Voilà by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

RootsMagic sent an email about this for Mac users:
Check for Incompatible Apps Before You Install macOS Catalina by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Are Dropbox’s Paid Plans Worth It? By Michael Franco on Lifehacker

How to Find and Use Google’s Brand-New Privacy Tools by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker

The Best Way to Search for Free Software Online by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Lineage Societies: Requirements and DNA By Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The 14 Best Websites for DNA Family History Research by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Quick Tip – Use DNA to Find Dutch Cousins by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Methodology

When to Use Estimates in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Why All Siblings Are Critical to Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Do Not Suggest Anything Secondary – Yeah, Get Real by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Did Your Civil War Deserter Appeal? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

2 Ways to Find the Loose Ends in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

How to Extract and Save Photos from Your Email Accounts by Selig Tagmat on Organizing Photos

A vastly underused resource:
RLP 65 – Tax Records Part I – How to Use Tax Records by Nicole dyer on Family Locket

Genealogy Education and Certification by maltsoda on Jennealogie

Keeping Up with the Times

American Archives Month 2019 by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Josh Grayson’s Prague Old Jewish Cemetery Project – Part II by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Discovering the Dead in Your Regional Backyard by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

2020 Events for the 400th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Mayflower by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

The Past Holds the Key to the Future by Ellen on Hound on the Hunt

It’s almost that time of year:
Quick and Easy Family History Gifts by Alice Childs on Family Locket

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