Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

Newsworthy  – 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks – The Baron of Arizona on Genealogy with Valerie

The Travels of Arthur Bowler, Rhode Island Loyalist by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Brush with a (Messy) Icon by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

Murder of Ellen Chute Part 4 by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

Research Resources

Best Genealogy Sites for Irish Research: National Archives of Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Google Translate will help if you don’t speak Dutch:
Quick Tip – Magazines and Journals at Delpher by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Researching a Ship’s Doctor in France on The French Genealogy Blog

Tech News

Plea to Ancestry – Rethink Match Purge Due to Deleterious Effect on African American Genealogists by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

GEDmatch Goes Haywire on the DNA Geek

Security Alert: Malicious Phishing Attempt Detected, Possibly Connected to GEDmatch Breach on MyHeritage Blog

Using Library Extension for Genealogy Research by Nancy Loe on Sassy Jane Genealogy

Genetic Genealogy

How to Use the Power of Shared DNA Matches by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Identifying Unknown African American Lineages Using DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Tracing Land Ownership and Discovering the Widow Kirk by Michael on Family Sleuther

Which of Hubby’s Ancestors Were in the Civil War? Part 1 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

How to Make a Family History Video with Adobe Spark on Lisa Louise Cooke

5 Questions to Ask a Professional Genealogist Before Hiring by Rachel Fountain on Family Tree Magazine

ICYMI: Mayflower Trolls by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Using Google Alert by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy

Keeping Up with the Times

How Many Records in the World Have Been Digitized? A Cautionary Tale by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

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