Friday’s Family History Finds

Although it is less than a week away from Christmas, there are lots of great blog posts this week. The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Boonesborough Connection by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Holiday Traditions – The Third Sunday of Advent by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

52 Ancestors. . . Traditions by Teresa on Writing My Past

John Estes Goes to Jail – 52 Ancestors #265 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Loyalist or Just Loyal? by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Belle Fisk-Newton Shoots Her Detective Lover by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

It’s Time for Romper Room! Do You Remember the Magic Mirror? by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Writing Ed’s Musical Family History by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Research Resources

Notarial Records of Quebec on Family Sleuther

How to Do Free Research on by Lisa on Are You My Cousin?

Notaries in Lower Canada by Jacques Gagne on Genealogy Ensemble

The Best State Websites for Genealogy on Family Tree Magazine Podcast

Toolkits from the Dawn of Internet Genealogy by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Yes, Women Participated in the Gold Rush by Erin Blakemore on JSTOR Daily

Tech News

How to Use Zotero and Scrivener for Research Driven Writing by Alexandra Samuel on JSTOR Daily

Important Changes at GEDmatch by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree Live’s DNA Lectures on YouTube by Gail Dever on a Unified Theory of Genetic Genealogy by Genealogy à la Carte

A Unified Theory of Genetic Genealogy by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology

How Many TGs From Distant Ancestors? by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology

Triangulation in Action at MyHeritage by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Four Cornerstones for Building Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

When You Find an Unexpected Treasure in Your Parents’ Things by Hound on the Hunt on Family History Hound

Making Goals: Assess Your Wants and Needs by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Quick Tip: If They Enjoyed It or Needed It, There Was a Tax on It by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Genealogy Rewind First Step on Family History Hound

Board for Certification of Genealogists Announces Free Webinars for 2020 by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

New Hampshire Tidbits: Who Were the Boston Tea Party? by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

Where to Find Explanations of Abbreviations in Genealogy Books by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive tree Genealogy Blog

6 Projects Perfect for Your Holiday Vacation by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Our 2019 Organizing Blog Post Roundup! by Caroline Guntur on Organizing Photos

Keeping Up with the Times

My RootsTech 2020 Survival Guide by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

This Is NOT Genealogies DARK Side on Genealogy at Heart

Genealogy Gift Ideas – A Few of My Favorite Things on Genealogy at Heart

Ten Trends in a Decade of Dutch Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Royalty Is Back in the Genealogy Arena by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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