Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Archive Records on Money Dispute Uncovers Family History in Mining by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

How Can an Eminent Domain Road Widening Be a Source for Genealogy Research? by John Tew on Filiopietism Prism

My Family in the Cholera Pandemic of 1848 by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

What Does an Heirloom Look Like? Not This! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Geo-Historical Sleuthing: New Jersey Edition by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Los Angeles Ladies Quartet 1917 by Laura Mattingly on The Old Trunk in the Attic

Research Resources

Free Websites for Finding Amsterdam Ancestors by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Finding Loyalist Claims Online by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Tech News

The Shared cM Project Version 4 Released by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Working Backwards From An Intriguing Discovery by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

yDNA – BIG News! by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

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


Verbose? Yes. So, Fix It! by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal

Searching for Family in a New Town Takes Practice by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

7 Family History Activities for When You Can’t Focus by Amy Johnson Crow

Education Is for Everyone

Genealogy Shelter in Place Project 5 by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Where to Take Free Online Courses While You’re Stuck at Home by Emily Long on Lifehacker

Genealogy Research in the 21st Century Part 2: Overcoming Bad Research Habits by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Keeping Up with the Times

I agree and so do many others:
Find-a-Grave Can Hold Off on the Recently Deceased by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Let’s Index! by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

Help Others (and Yourself) by Indexing by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Genealogy Shelter in Place Project 4 by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

More Shelter in Place Genealogy Ideas on Genealogy at Heart

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