Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Roberta includes detailed military notes about the brutal battle of Okinawa during WWII:
Frank Sadowski: Terror on Tombstone Ridge – 51 Ancestors #269 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Was Eleanor of Aquitaine My Ancestor? Generation 23 – John II of Brabant by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

The Invisible Line by J.L. Starkey on Baugh, Bass, and Beyond

Research Resources

New Year Means New Genealogy Resources on Lyfelynes Family History

Book Review: Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry Through Church and State Records by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

College Records by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

Researching Early American Mariners of the Napoleonic Wars – Part 1 on the French Genealogy Blog

The Frederick Douglass Newspapers, 1847-1874 Are Now Online by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

A Google Book Search for Mayflower Books by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Tech News

Autosomal DNA Database Growth on the DNA Geek

The History of English Places App by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Canvas Photo Editor – A Free Smart Tool to Edit Photos Online by Yaser Khan on Organizing Photos

How to Protect Yourself in Microsoft’s Recent Data Breach by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

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

Methodology

Focus on 2020: Accepting the One Word Challenge by Elizabeth O’Neal on My Descendant’s Ancestors

Hit a Brick Wall? Go Back and Re-read Everything by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Quick Tip – Use an Old Dutch-English Dictionary by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Organizing Family History Records with ‘2020 Hindsight’ by Gail Dever on Genealogy  à la Carte

Education Is for Everyone

The Archive Lady: 5 Easy Steps to Preserving Scrapbooks by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains

A Genealogy Catastrophe Made Me Mend My Ways by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Movement Between Austro-Hungarian Towns by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Learn to Crate a Daily Writing Habit in 29 Days by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Using WikiTree – PRONI’s YouTube Channel by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

The Protestants of Paris in the 16th and 17th Centuries by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Turning Little Hearts – Over 90 Activities to Connect Children with Their Ancestors by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Keeping Up with the Times

The Technological Impact on the Future of Genealogy by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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