Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Yvette has documented an incredible 22 generations, with 6 to go:
Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 22 – Jan van Wijfliet by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

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

Irish Origins by Melanie McComb on Vita Brevis

Mama’s Mixtape by KTC on Princes, Paupers, Pilgrims and Pioneers

MyHeritage Traces Living Descendant of the Father of Electric Christmas Lights by Talya on MyHeritage Blog

Of Maps and Libraries. . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

What Ever Happened to James Henry Winkler? on Family Sleuther

My Worst Christmas: 1961 by Don on Don Taylor Genealogy

Research Resources

A Quick Way to Find Out of Print Books by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

1840s Russian Empire Record Book – in Baltimore! by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Finding Family in Century-Old Manuscripts by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Tech News

For those who wish to try:
How to Wipe Your Existence from the Internet by Emily Long on Lifehacker

5 Easy Ways to Backup Your Gmail Account by Ionel Nedelcu on TechPP

Genetic Genealogy



3 Rules for Setting Your 2020 Genealogy Goals by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Can You Prove a Genealogical Connection to Royalty? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Genealogy Rewind First Step on Hound on the Hunt

Where Is My Cousin Really Buried? by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Zuboks of Radomyshl – My Relatives? by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Window into Postwar America and the 1950 Census AND What Did Ancestors Say in the 1950 U.S. Census?, both by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Protestants in Quebec by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Why Use a Genealogy Document Tracker? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Christmas for the Horses by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis

The 12 Days of Genealogy by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

A “Publick Notice” About Christmas and Its Real Source on Boston 1775

End of Signatures in Quebec Catholic Church Registries by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

U.S. Genealogy Enthusiasts – Before the Decade Ends Next Week by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

6 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thank you so much, Linda, for including one of my posts in this week’s Friday’s Family History Finds.

    May the New Year be a happy and healthy one for your and your loved ones.

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