Friday’s Family History Finds

One day early because of Valentine’s Day tomorrow. 🙂

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852: Part 3 by Karen on Karen’s Chatt

The First Melcena by J.L. Starkey on Baugh, Bass, and Beyond

The First Execution by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Mom Knew and Journey Naps by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Little Emigrants by Barb Angus on Genealogy Ensemble

Research Resources

Introducing “Bending Curtain: A Changing Tide in Genealogy in the Former USSR” AND Coming Back to Ukrainian Roots Through Genealogy, both by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Dutch Genealogy News for January 2020 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Researching Early American Mariners of the Napoleonic Wars – Part 5 by Anne Morddel on French Genealogy Blog

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Launches New Online Catalogue by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Genealogy Journals: Forgotten Resources by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Tech News

Colourize Black and White Photos with MyHeritage In Color by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte AND

Colorizing My Black and White Family Photos Using MyHeritage In Color by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Is This the End of DNA Matches? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

DNA Testing Sales Decline: Reason and Reasons by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Quick Tip: Dutch DNA Is Often Identified As Something Else by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy


Read a Little Bad Writing, Too by Mary Kircher Roddy on Searching for Stories

Using Indexed Results to Advance Your Research by Teresa on Writing My Past

Writing: It’s Part of the GPS by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

A “Complete” Relative by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Education Is for Everyone

FREE Virtual Q&A:  Tracing Your Eastern European Ancestors 27 Feb 9 a.m. MT on Geneawebinars

Make Your Own ‘Elder Scroll’ by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Dutch Term – Opzichter by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Canadian Copyright Term and Public Domain (PD) Flowchart by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

I4GG 2020 Roundup by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

I Love Indexing by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Backup Is Cheap, Family Trees Are Priceless by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

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