Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

75 Years After 2-Year-Old and Mother Separated at Auschwitz, Their Families Find Each Other by Esther on MyHeritage Blog

A Jilted Bridegroom in Court: 52 Ancestors – Week 23 by ScotSue on Family History Fun

Hermann Gutmann, Child Refugee from the Nazis: An Oral History and Hermann Gutmann Becomes Dennis Goodman: An Oral History Part II, both by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Finding Uncle Leibish’s Grave by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

Great Grandma Allie Knew Her Chickens by Laura Mattingly on The Old Trunk in the Attic

Research Resources

Family Historians Should Expect a ‘Much Different Service” When Archives Open Later This Year by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Using Fire Insurance Maps for Family History + Where to Find Them Online by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

FamilySearch on Its Way to Making Many More Ukrainian Archive Records Digital by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The Protestants of Auvergne, Limousin, Lyonnais and Marche of the 16th and 17th Centuries by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble

Discovering a New Resource by Teresa on Writing My Past

Freedom on the Move: How Runaway Ads Contribute to African-
American Family History by Zach Matthews on The Family History Guide Blog

New Loyalist Migrations Map by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Veterans Affairs Canada Adds British Home Children Section to Its Website by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

Update to “A Shared DNA & ThruLines Question” by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

How to Diagram a Mystery DNA Match by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree


The Saga of the Three Johann Michael Kirschs – 52 Ancestors #288 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Tricking the Search Engine into Finding Thomas and Mary by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Original Sources by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist

Genealogy Education: Watch by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy and History Hub

Peeling Back the Layers: Online Source Citations Part 3 by
Diana Elder on Family Locket

How to Organize Your Genealogy by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

Synchronicity and My Roots by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Reuniting Virtually and It Feels So Good! by Michael on Family Sleuther

Art Journal by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt

Crafting, Heirlooms and the Pandemic by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

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