Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Why Our Ancestors Marched Hours-Old Babies into Town by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

A Moon River Mercer by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Third Great-Grandmother’s Photo in a Museum by Elizabeth Handler on From Maine to Kentucky

Digging for Victory: Sepia Saturday by ScotSue on Family History Fun

Research Resources

Around the Island: A Tour of Ireland in Photographs by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

DPLA, Free Ebooks Online for Everyone by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Top 10 Dutch Genealogy Websites by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

A Quick List of French Military Websites for Your Lockdown Research by Anne Morddel on French Genealogy Blog

Can’t Find the Family Bible? 10 Places You May Not Have Looked by Lisa on Are You My Cousin?

Affadavits for Genealogy by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter

Ancestors in 18th Century Mortality Schedules by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

What Dutch DNA Looks Like – 2020 Edition by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Improving the Odds on The DNA Geek

Some Fine DNA by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Genetic Affairs: AutoPedigree Combines AutoTree with WATO to Identify Your Potential Tree Locations by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Peeling Back the Layers: Online Source Citations Part I by Diana Elder on Family Locket

How to Join a Lineage Society + 6 Tips for a Successful Application by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Did Sarah Giberson Marry Two Different Seaver Men? – Part III by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Point and Click Oversights by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Loyalist William How(e) of Kingston. . .Who Are Your Parents? By Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Education Is for Everyone

The Benefits of Working on Family History Projects by Clemence Scouten on Organizing Photos

The Grim Reaper by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Keeping Up with the Times

Joel Weintraub Has Videos About 1950 U.S. Census Locational Tools by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised as Excel Spreadsheets by Brendan Hesse on Lifehacker

A Possible Silver Lining to the COVID Pandemic: Can a 20th Century Cultural Phenomenon Make a Comeback for Us and Our Descendants? by John Tew on Filiopietism Prism

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