Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Short Marriage of Dr. Samuel and Lydia Curtis by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Basing versus Basing by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude

Who Was Henry Triesel’s Adopted Son? by Karen Bennett on Karen’s Chatt

Women Who Voted in a Colonial Massachusetts Town Meeting by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

The Incredible Life of Hettie Bellingham #52 Ancestors by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family

Family History at the Movies by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Happy 75th Birthday, Cousin, Wherever You Are by Janice Sellers on Ancestral Discoveries

Margaret Votes by Dorothy Nixon on Genealogy Ensemble

My Grandmother’s Holocaust Testimony – Via JewishGen by Lara Diamond on Lara’s Jewnealogy

War Bride Murder? by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

Research Resources

Researching African American Ancestors in Government Documents Part 3: WPA Projects and Slave Narratives by Diana Elder on Family Locket

Researching Your Ancestor’s House – and Your Own – in Toronto by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Russian State Historical Public Library Offers Amazing Free Genealogy Document Scans by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Quebec During the American Invasion 1775-1776 by Claire Lindell on Genealogy Ensemble

Best Sites for Irish Research: Where Your Ancestor Lived by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

U.K. Resources:
Gathering Some Leaves for the Tree by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian

Imagine a Register of Your Entire Ancestral Hometown by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Quick Tip – Image Bank at Archieven.nl by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Tech News

None!

Genetic Genealogy

442 Ancient Viking Skeletons Hold DNA Surprises – Does Your Y or Mitochondrial DNA Match? Daily Updates Here! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Ancestry Releases Updated Ethnicity Results – Hope You Still Have Your Kilt! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

The Italian Connection by Dawsr on The Genealogy Corner

Who Was Harold Alfred Thompson? by Family History Hound on Hound on the Hunt

Methodology

Documenting Grandma Floyda’s Needlework Legacy by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Allen Line: Solomon Adams about 1745-1823 by Janice Harshbarger on Happy Genealogy Dance

Not Trusting Trees – or – Make Sure You Read the Records! by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

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

Lessons from Breaking Down a Brick Wall by Amy on Amy Johnson Crow

Using Newspapers: Corroboration Is Key (Part 2) by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants

Education Is for Everyone

University of Strathclyde’s Free 6-Week Online Genealogy Course by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

Online Schoolwork from the Gilder Lehrman Institute by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Take Marcia’s advice and that of my mom – it’s better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it. Especially if you computer crashes:
Computer Issues by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy

Learning About What You Don’t Find with a Google Search by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Found Family Photo by Teresa on Writing My Past

Creating Connection for Children by KTC on Princes, Paupers, Pilgrims and Pioneers

ThruLines Sometimes Tells You Nothing by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

The Brooklyn College Farm Labor Project of the 1940s by Lina Zeldovich on JSTOR Daily

Interesting weather history of the summer of 1816:
Hometown Tuesday – 1816 – East Coast of the United States by Valerie on Genealogy with Valerie

New Ethnicities at Ancestry by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Make One Thing Perfect in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

When Women Lost the Vote in New Jersey, and Other Troublesome History by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Book Review: “Roots for Kids” by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

Keeping Up with the Times

Perhaps even better than a modern day photo!
Immortalizing an Ancestor the Sarah Hare Way by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

LAC Archives Search by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

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