Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Eber Bunker’s Hill in Australia, a Mayflower Descendant by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, Part 8 by Karen on Karen’s Chatt

Salient Points by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

Inspiration from Ancestors: Asenath Cornwell Larimer by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Romance and New Beginnings on Genealogy Jude

Postcards from the Past by Cécile Engeln on Vita Brevis

Edward Wirtschafter’s Day in Court by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Irish Ancestors and the 1918 Flu by Christopher C. Child on Vita Brevis

Laura’s Periwinkle Quilt on Joy Neal Kidney

Catholic Association of Foresters by Patty Vitale on Vita Brevis

Research Resources

Effects of Corona on Dutch Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Latest Issue of Family Tree Magazine Online for Free by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

ICYMI: Assorted Populations of the Great Migration by Robert Charles Anderson on Vita Brevis

Tech News

How to Prevent Jerks from Ruining Your Zoom Meetings by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Genetic Genealogy

Who Were the Parents of John Richman (1780-1867) of Hilperton, Wiltshire? – Part 2 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genea-Catnip – Ancestry DNA Thrulines Are Updating
Every Week by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


Visualizing Ancestral Origins in Color by Sam Williams on The Orthodox Genealogist

New Ways to Track Your Ancestors by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

Take Another Look – Review Your Family Tree on Lyfelynes Family History

A Challenge: 1861 Census of Canada – Agricultural Schedule by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Exactly When Were You Born? on Spartan Roots

Creating a Timeline by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots

Revisiting a Research Project – Men of the Same Name by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Education Is for Everyone

Follow the link on her blog and then click the VIDEOS link in tiny font at the top center of the home page:
What Did Our Ancestors Sound Like 500 Years Ago? by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

More Time for Genealogy? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Writing: Be Organized with Your Words by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Genealogy Shelter in Place Project 3 by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

How to Find Family History on YouTube in 5 Steps by Lisa Louise Cooke on Genealogy Gems

Tom Johnston Becomes Guardian to His Own Children by Lisa Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

We Can Cite Without All That Knowledge by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

It is very, very difficult to document medieval family lines and to do primary research yourself:
Is There Genealogical Information in Medieval Manuscripts? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Administratrix with the Will Annexed by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

If anyone is considering research in medieval times, here is what you are up against:
Where to Find Medieval Manuscripts by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Ottawa Branch OGS Schedules Virtual Meetings by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Keeping Up with the Times

Is the 2020 Census a Window into the History of Families in 2020 or Has It Become a Peephole? by John on Filiopietism Prism

Alternative Spring Break Genealogy Ideas by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

In the midst of the pandemic comes the U.S. 2020 census:
The 2020 Census Is Here! by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

One thought on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Thanks very much for your mention of my blog post “Romance and New Beginnings” in Friday’s Family History Finds. I also appreciate having your recommendations on other blogs to follow. Have a great weekend!

    Genealogy Jude

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