Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Remembering My Paternal Grandmother on Her Birthday by Anne Young on Anne’s Family History

From BSO to Family History, Part 1 and Part 2, both by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

My Great-Great-Great Grandmother’s Grave by Lara Diamond n Lara’s Jewnealogy

Susanna Elisabetha Koob (1731- after 1776), Refugee – 52 Ancestors #290 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Buried in a Common Grave. . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

Mrs. Potts Sadiron on Joy Neal Kidney

The Trouble with Jimmie by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Life of Fern Laurine Stoddard Woodbury 1929-2020 Part II: Growing Up on the Ranch by Paul Woodbury on Genealogenes

Research Resources

WW2 Prisoner of War Records from the Archives of the Red Cross by Genealogy Jude

Popularity on the FamilySearch Family Tree Is Not Always Productive by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Introverts, Extroverts, Newspapers, and Ancestors by Nancy on My Ancestors and Me

Best Genealogy Sites for Irish Genealogy: by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

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

National Archive Launched New Presentation (Beta) by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

GEDmatch Introduces Automatic Tree Matching by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

Easy Manual Clustering at Ancestry DNA by Jim on Segment-ology

Download Your Ancestry Tree and Upload It Elsewhere for Added Benefit by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Where Are the “Holes” in My Pedigree Chart? Can DNA Help? – Post 2 by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings


Deciphering the Illegible Hand by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry

Sentimental Sunday: St. Margaret Mary Window, October 1938 by Amanda on ABT UNK

How to Create a Targeted Genealogy Research Plan by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

Finding Family Photo Clues by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Languages, Scripts and Genealogy by James Tanner on A Genealogy’s Star

RLP 103: Creating Layered Source Citations by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

German Surnames: Where They Come From and What They Mean by Talya on MyHeritage Blog

Genealogy Education: Study by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie’s Genealogy & History Hub

Keeping Up with the Times

For Kids of All Ages: Family History Coloring Book by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

New Hampshire Tidbits: A 1944 “Sour Grapes” Party on the Fourth of July by Janice Brown on Cow Hampshire

7 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Linda, You always have such COOL stuff here! I’m honored to have “Jimmie” mentioned among these truly great articles, stories, and information.
    Kind regards,
    Jeff Record

  2. Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy holiday weekend. Many thanks for including my BSO posts and my family history coloring book post this week! And thanks as always for collecting so many interesting posts in one place…I get at least one new idea every week after reading the posts you curate.

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