Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

A Hint Uncovers WWI Military Foreign Deployment by Michael on Family Sleuther

Sunday’s Substitute – James Holland “Hol” Howard – Bootlegging on Genealogy with Valerie

Fussgoenheim, Mutterstadt and Palatinate Families During the Thirty Years War – 52 Ancestors #503 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Yellow Warters by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

The Shatswell Drum and Fife Corps on Historic Ipswich

Near Neighbors by Scott C. Steward on Vita Brevis

The Memoir of Julius Loewenthal Part II; The Cholera Epidemic and Moving to Eschwege by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

“I hereby revoke all and every Sentence” by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle: Tried for Murder 3 Times by Gwen Cubberness on Criminal Genealogy

The Story of Orphan Elsie Markham by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Interesting and unusual family details:
Chosen Family – 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks – Week 34 on Genealogy with Valerie

Research Resources

Best Sites for Irish Research: Ulster Historical Foundation by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

New Book – Loyalist History of Nova Scotia by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Quick Tip – Slave Registers of Curacao Now Available Online by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Using Newspapers: Birth Announcements by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Tech News


Genetic Genealogy

6 and 7 cM Matches: Are 172 ThruLines All Wrong? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Search Techniques for Y and Mitochondrial DNA Test Candidates by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Week 33: Troublesome – Trying to Find Mary Davey by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past

Going Back to the Earliest Fournelle Ancestor (Part 3) by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls

6 Places to Look for FAN Club Members on Genealogy in Action

Researching African American Ancestors in Government Documents Part 1: U.S. Federal Census, Freedmen’s Bureau and Freedman’s Bank Records by Diana Elder on Family Locket

The Women Married to Civil War Ancestors by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

When Did the American Revolution Begin? by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

A Yeshaya By Any Other Name . .  by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

The Online Tree, the Old Compiled Genealogy and Grandma’s Genealogy Book by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

The Benefits (and Challenges) of Cleaning Up Your Research Area by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

What Is McKeown? by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Keeping Up with the Times


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