Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Seven Civil War Sons of Allen Miles Sr. on Nancy H. Vest, Writer

The Ancestral Origins of the Kirk Family on Family Sleuther

Relative Soldiers Who Died Fighting for the Other Side in War by Matt Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

The Footman by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

A Random Msg Lead to More Info – The Beaton/Batten Mystery by Family History Hound on Hound on the Hunt

ICYMI: A Lowell Mystery by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis

Marin Boucher Pioneer of New France by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

The Tragic Fatality at Lower House Farm Part 2 by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree

Research Resources

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

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

Digital Library & Archives by Brittany Contratto on Vita Brevis

Using the Internet Like a Pro: Genealogists Have No Idea What’s Out There by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Tech News

How to Use Google Photos for Beginners on Lisa Louise Cooke

Genetic Genealogy

It’s Longer Than You Share: Timber Cutting  Your AncestryDNA by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Deleting DNA Results or Closing Your Account Does Not Automatically = Destroying Your Original DNA Sample by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy


Work to Do by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Authentic or Enhanced Images in My Family Histories? Yes! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Fire at #10 Little Earl Street . . . by Teresa on Writing My Past

Quick Tip – Use Different Types of Death Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Adding Context for 3D View of Ancestors, Part 1 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Education Is for Everyone

FamilySearch Catalog’s Best Kept Secret on Genealogy in Action

Look for Genealogy Channels on YouTube by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Walking in Their Footsteps: Maps and the Family Historian by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler

Why Did Your Ancestor Leave Home? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Using Scrivener for Family History Writing Projects by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family

Keeping Up with the Times

Challenge: John Daniel Lockery by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Evernote Info to Keep Your Info Safe on Genealogy at Heart

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