Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Journal, a Timeline, and Family Connections by Sam Williams on The Orthodox Genealogist

Famed Civil War Singer and Song Writer Joseph Philbrick Webster of New Hampshire (1819-1875) by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

This Remarkable Bevy of Old Age on Genealogy Jude

John Adams As a Justice of the Peace by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Inquest: Thomas James Jones by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

My Cousin Anna Seghers: Activist, Author, and Survivor by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

How a Village Marked V.E. Day in 1945 by Scot Sue on Family History Fun

Junkman Froggett by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Murder Most Foul – George Greenlees by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Research Resources

A Voyage of Discovery by History Explorer on A Genealogist’s Path to History

Sentimental Sunday: Finally Found My Great Grandmother on a Passenger List! by Amanda on ABT UNK

Why I Love the 1900 and 1910 U.S. Census by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Reform School Records Are Genealogy Gold by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

German Jewish Refugees as Enemy Aliens in the UK During World War II: Some Resources by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Research Under Confinement or “Lock Down” on The French Genealogy Blog

In Praise of Tax Lists by Michael Grow on Vita Brevis

Named in Freedom: Children in the Book of Negroes by lgrandy on Atlantic Loyalist Connections

Tech News

How to Copy Your Photos from Facebook to Google Photos by David Murphy on Lifehacker

Hosting a Virtual Family Reunion in the Age of Coronavirus on Family Sleuther

Production of Flip-Pal Scanners Discontinued – But Some Still Available in Stock by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Best Bookmark Managers to Try in 2020 by Yash
Wate on TechPP

Genetic Genealogy

Creating a Neill Cluster by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Who Is My Great Great Grandfather’s Daddy? A ThruLines Experiment by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Four Quick Tips to Make Your Mitochondrial DNA Results More Useful by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Dear Randy: How Do I Cite My Autosomal DNA Test Results? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

The Endogamy Files: What Is Endogamy? on The DNA Geek

Clusters at Brick Walls by Jim Bartlett on segment-ology


Exploring ICD Codes on Death Certificates by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

But I Don’t Know Where in Ireland? by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

How to Analyze Your Genealogy Research by Amy on Amy Johnson Crow

Seven Ways to Obtain an Article Found in PERSI by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Education Is for Everyone

Top Ten Problems with Online Family Trees for 2020 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Where Our Ancestors Lived in America by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

I learned a new word, too:
A Few Paragraphs on the Paraph by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

We’ve Extended the One-Free-Webinar-A-Day through May on GeneaWebinars

Online Events and Videos While We Stay Home AND More Online Events to Stay Home For, both by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Virtual Genealogy Education Opportunities by Diana Elder on Family Locket

U.S. Census – An Interactive Timeline on Genealogy at Heart

Facebook for Genealogy: Finding Old Posts by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Keeping Up with the Times


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