Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Shetland Isle Family by ScotSue on Family History Fun

Milton Goldsmith’s Album Part XVII: The Contrasting Lives of His Sisters Rose and Estella by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852 by Karen on Karen’s Chatt

The Shocking Divorce of Jane Campbell Freeman: Did She Do It and Was the Devil Involved? – 51 Ancestors #270 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Research Resources

Random Database Search Uncovers Information Waiting to Be Found at Archives by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

New Greek Genealogy Website Has Launched! on Spartan Roots

Tech News

I Lost Nine Years of Photos by Locking Myself Out of My Google Account by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Cultural Identity, DNA Testing and Religion by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Check out Yvette’s family names:
Free DNA Kits for Cousins by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Y-DNA: Part 2 – The Dictionary of DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

How to Share Ancestry DNA Results by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog


Taming a Tangle of Source Citations by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

How Do I Find My Criminal Ancestors Records? by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Wait! What? That’s Not Right by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Quick Tip: Did They Need Dispensation to Marry? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Finding 2 Marriage Records When You Were Only Looking for One – and Some Tips by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails

Education Is for Everyone

Reading the Fine Print for 1950 US Census Procedures by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Lineage Society Disappointments by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Live Streaming Schedule for RootsTech 2020 SLC by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

What Genealogy Podcasts Do You Listen To? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Converting Section-Township-Range-Meridian to Latitude-Longitude in Canada by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Keeping Up with the Times

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Throwback Thursday: 2000 Questions About Me by Auntie Jen on Auntie Jen’s Family Trees

Book Review: Tracing Your Ancestors in Lunatic Asylums by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Seeking Descendants of the 156 Irish “Primrose Girls,” Who Emigrated to Canada, in 1853 by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

People with Grandparents from Orkney or Shetland Wanted for Scottish University Genetic Research Study by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

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