The best Family History Finds this week:
Jasper Byer Affidavit, 1896 by Karen on Karen’s Chatt
Roberta received a genealogy bonanza:
Barbara Mehlheimer’s Letter: A Daughter Found, Photos, and a Family Reunited – 52 Ancestors #308 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
The Estate Auction – 1886 by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots
Private Radio Inspector by Tracey Arial on Genealogy Ensemble
Romanus Emerson’s Obituaries, 1852 by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy
Grandmother Leaves Behind a Foundation for Uncovering Baltic German Roots by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family
Ireland Reaching Out by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy
Eastern European Church Records to the Rescue by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy
If Your Ancestors Lived in Saskatchewan, MemorySask Will Become Your Best Online Archival Resource by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte
Your Naval Ancestors by Alison Spring on The Frugal Family Historian
10 Places to Search for Free Family History Books Online by Elizabeth O’Neal on The Heart of the Family
Ancestry Updates Their Terms and I Have Questions by Dr. Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek
Ancient Icelandic Viking Settlers Expand the Y DNA Tree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
A Serendipitous Match by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth
Quick Tip: Trees, Death Dates and Unintentionally “Private” Ancestors by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy
The Brick Wall Conundrum: Is There or Is There Not a “Brick Wall”? by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star
Date Confirmed Via Newspaper – Rev. Ruth in Alaska by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy
Be More Thorough with Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on fortify Your Family Tree
Same Name, Different Person? by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots
Negative Space: Making Your Genealogy Gaps Work for You (and Your Family Tree) by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler
Education Is for Everyone
He said. She said by Jan Doerr on Vita Brevis
Who Were the Huguenots? by Zachary Garceau on Vita Brevis
Tuesday’s Tip: Check Out the Ancestry.com’s “Newspapers.com Marriage Index 1800-1999” Collection by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings
Update of a Genie’s Life in Isolation by Jennifer Jones on Tracking Down the Family
I’ve never, ever included one of my own posts on this list. However, my fellow blogger and friend, Marian Wood, requested that I do so:
Extraction, Abstraction, Transcription: What’s the Difference? by Linda on Empty Branches on the Family Tree
Keeping Up with the Times
CBC Documentary Tells Story of World’s Biggest Family – 600 Siblings by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte
6 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”
I agree with Marian – your post was great 🙂
Thanks, Teresa. I hesitated to put it on my list!
TY for adding it to your list for this week–in case someone missed it when you originally published it!
Thank you for including my post on this awesome list (yours included)!
Thanks for posting my story about Romanus Emerson’s obituaries. I found several new cousin connections with readers, and none knew he was an “infidel”!
Thank you so much for the mention on your amazing list! Glad you enjoyed the post.