Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Mystery of Ebenezer Richardson’s Mother on Boston 1775

Best Friends in the World (Wide Web) by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Margaret Ann Harvey by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

The Tumult and Trauma of Eva’s Life on Family Sleuther

George Washington’s Honorary Degree from Harvard on Boston 1775

Johann Jakob Lenz (1712-1793), Grenadier & Captain of the Roman Company – 52 Ancestors #279 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

1893 Cherokee Strip Land Run by Jennifer Bigham on Ella Jane Anne

Genealogy Chaos by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Researching Early American Mariners of the Napoleonic Wars – Part 15 – The Case Study on The French Genealogy Blog

Was Crispus Attucks Really the First Man Shot at the Boston Massacre? on Boston 1775

Research Resources

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

Major Update to WWII Database Honors 75th Victory Anniversary by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Irish Lives Remembered: Spring Issue by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Tech News

GenFriends: Special Guest – David Rencher , Director of the Family History Library by Cheri Hudson Passey on Carolina girl Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

New Numbers for the Shared cM Project by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

How to Download Raw DNA Data – And Why by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Shared cM Project 2020 Analysis, Comparison and Handy Reference Charts by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Seven Possible Sarahs. . . Which One Is Mine? by Teresa on Writing My Past

How to Analyze Genealogical Sources: Part One by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Your Photos Are Organized. Now What? by Leanne Lobe on Organizing Photos

Who Were the Parents of John Richman (1788-1867) of Hilperton, Wiltshire? – Part 3 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Lessons in Oral History by Michael Grow on Vita Brevis

Education Is for Everyone

Back to the Basics with Naturalization Records: Part 1 by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Good Reads: A People’s History of Quebec AND French Canadian Sources: A Guide for Genealogists, both by Linda Sullivan Simpson on The Past Whispers

Finding the Best Family Photo Sharing Option by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Understanding Irish Jurisdictions by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Safer at Home: Genealogy Books Available Via Kindle Unlimited by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

New Genealogy Education Classes: It’s Time to ‘Get Around to It’ by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Keeping Up with the Times

Nova Scotia Indexing Project on FamilySearch by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Rosie Returns by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

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