Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

On VE-Day, Two Sons Missing in Action on Joy Neal Kidney

Great Great Grandpa Wilkinson’s Store, circa 1865 by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy

The Better Part of Valor by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

Margaret Sharp (1826-1881) by Megan on Megan’s Family

A Family Story: How My Mom Became My Hero by Nancy on Nancy H. Vest, Writer

Research Resources

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

Free Access to Records on Fold3 (May 21-25) and NARA Records on Ancestry – Now Thru June 1 by Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog

Finding Relatives Who Sailed to South America by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

World War II Canadian Army Photographs by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

War of 1812 Ancestors? Check This Free Database by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Lucky Essex County by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Archives Preparing to Re-Open by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

Availability of Flip-Pal Adapter Will Continue by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

Using Instaslider to Create Before and After Photo GIFs by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Genetic Genealogy

Dear Randy: Why Don’t I Recognize More Surnames of My DNA Matches? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Methodology

The Case of the Missing Marriage Record  . . .  by Teresa on Writing My Past

Two Techniques to Break Down Brick Walls by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

When You Can’t Find the Record. . . by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

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

Records That Don’t Make Sense . . . and What to Do with Them by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Education Is for Everyone

Methodology Monday: Source Citations by Cheri Hudson Passey on Carolina Girl Genealogy

I Trust My Tree. Do You? by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Exploring Genealogical Websites and Applications by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

OGS/Ontario Ancestors Virtual Conference 2020 by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

The Ohio State Reformatory on Ancestral Findings

OGS /Ontario Ancestors Opens Webinar Library by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Learning to Read Old Handwriting by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

10 FREE Social History Sites to Improve Your Genealogy Research by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

RLP 96: How to Track and Organize the Fan Club by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Keeping Up with the Times

Pandemic Journal: It’s a Web by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained: Genetic Genealogy

Publishing During a Pandemic by Leland Meitzler on Genealogy Blog

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