Friday’s Family History Finds

It seems like the longer we are all sheltered at home, the more interesting posts are being written. 🙂

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

1918 Influenza Pandemic in NY City & My Maternal Grandparents by Colleen G. Brown Pasquale on Leaves and Branches

Easter and the Covid Parable by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Dutch Term – Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Fishing for Cousins: A New Cousins Adds a Twig to the KREMER Branch of the Family Tree by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening doors in Brick Walls

Legends of Paul Revere’s Departure from Boston by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Is This Name a Coincidence? I Aim to Find Out by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Researching Early American Mariners of the Napoleonic Wars – Part 16 – The Case Study Narrative on The French Genealogy Blog

Source Mystery by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Telling My Part of the Story: My Tattoo by Janice Sellers on Ancestral Discoveries

The Story of the Burk A Bracelet by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

A Walk in Their Footsteps by Hallie Borstel on Vita Brevis

Abandoned by Barb Angus on Genealogy Ensemble

Twilight by Michael Grow on Vita Brevis

The Later Adventures of Solomon Brown by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Ladies’ Organization Cookbooks and Family Recipes by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

A Rifleman’s Crime of Passion by Jane Roberts on Past to Present Genealogy

Research Resources

BIFHSGO Creates Ontario Home Child Photo Database by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Finding Maritime Ancestors from the Netherlands by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Free Sites for Genealogy in April and Onward by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Prepping for Patriots Day 2020 Online on Boston 1775

The Local Historian by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connection

The Ancestor Hunt Greatest Hits by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

A Gift for Irish Researchers by John Grenham by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

War Diaries and Trench Maps from WWI on Discover Genealogy

Using Facebook for Irish Research by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Proving a Birth in 1850s Illinois by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Tech News

Ancestors Reenvisioned in Living Color by Michael on Family Sleauther

How to Prepare a Screenshot for Print by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

New Identification Technology for Digital Photos on Family Tree Magazine

Genetic Genealogy

6 Sets of Shared Ancestors by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

When the Found Father Needs Help Understanding the DNA Results by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

How Do You Keep Track of Genealogy Matches? on Family History Hound

Who Were the Parents of John Richman (1788-1867) of Hilperton, Wiltshire? – Part 4 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology

How to Interview a Relative Remotely by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

Inspired or Lead Down the Garden Path? by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Speed Treeing by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Try Quick Genealogy Tasks When You Can’t Focus by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Turn on Your GPS and Look at the Actual Image by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

The Devil in the Details. . . .or, the Importance of Transcribing by Teresa on Writing My Past

Promising Lead or Brick Wall? Continuing Search for C.W. Black by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots

Education Is for Everyone

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Launches Webinar Series by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

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

Genealogy Research in the 21st Century Part 4: Learning to Use DNA and Standards by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Download Free Issue of Internet Genealogy Magazine by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Box Adventures! Sorting and Planning! by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Revolutionary Palaeography by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Keeping Up with the Times

NGS Moves to Virtual for Its May 2020 Conference by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Now’s a Great Time to Go Paperless by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Name Fails by Sarah Dobby on Family History Ramblings

Sayings of My People by Jennifer Bigham on Ella Jane Anne

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