Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Beaton/Batten Update by Family History Hound on Hound on the Hunt

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

Blakeslee Series Summary: Exploring Why Hannah Left Zebulon in 1858 by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

Definitely Something to Speak of: Shpikov – An Incredible 20th Century Document by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Holbrook Line: The Remarkable Elizabeth Stannard 1884-1959 by Janice Harshbarger on Happy Genealogy Dance

The Bradlee Family and the Tea Party AND “A family mansion with a history of the stirring times,” AND The Legends of Sarah Bradlee Fulton, ALL on Boston 1775

Sarah Hickerson (1752-1760 – before 1820, a Silent Member of a Feuding Family – 52 Ancestors #262 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Coffin Cluster by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

For Canadian researchers:
Active History by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Back to the Basics: Migration Trails and Roads by Diana Elder on Family Locket

More Than 11,000 Images of Toronto Buildings on TOBuilt by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

For those with English family roots:
Book Review: Tracing Your Insolvent Ancestors:A Guide for Local and Family Historians by author Paul Blake by Paul Milner on Milner Genealogy

Tuesday’s Tip: Use MyHeritage “Compilation of Published Sources” FREE! by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Tech News

A friend and I were just talking about how difficult it has become to find a member:
Member Search by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Enhanced Family Tree List View by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Genetic Genealogy

Clicking Over from DNA Ancestor Hints by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Making Sense of Ethnicity Updates by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Methodology

What Genealogy Isn’t . . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

The Birth “Date” of Sarah/Sally Tinsley of Amherst County, Virginia by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

A Rookie Researcher Mistake on Family Sleuther

Sometimes They Won’t Change Things by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

The Virtue of Genealogy Patience on Genealogy at Heart

What Happens to Photos of Distant Cousins? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

About That DAR Clue by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Education Is for Everyone

How Blogging Helps My Genealogy by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

If you aren’t a member, you are missing out on excellent webinars and a very inexpensive learning experience!
Virtual Genealogical Association Announces 2020 Program by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

2 Ways to Give Your Family Tree a Checkup by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

“Tarr her all over from Head to Foot” on Boston 1775

Freedom Began with Jenny Slew: A History of the Beginning of the End of Legal Slavery in America: Part Two by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Poor Relief in the Netherlands in the 1600s by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Direct or Indirect? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Keeping Up with the Times

New York Legislation to Allow Adoptees to Receive Their Original Birth Certificate at Age 18 by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

YouTube: How FamilySearch Finds Digitizing Projects by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

3 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. I really appreciate being included in your Friday Finds! Also I’m glad you are spreading the word about the CIS records fee hike being proposed. Have a wonderful holiday season.

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