Friday’s Family History Finds

The best Family History Finds this week:

Family Stories

The Perfect Memorial for a Fallen Friend on Joy Neal Kidney

Getting to Know Grandad by Teresa on Writing My Past

Was Moritz Oppenheimer Forced by the Nazis to Divorce His Wife and Declare Bankruptcy? by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Isham Frost Murder and a Family Feud by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

A Survivor’s Story by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Shaky Leaf Hint Yields Record Where FOIA Failed on Family Sleuther

Tethered Branches by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis

Newspaper Account of an Orphan Train by Matthew Miller on Matt’s Genealogy Blog

Cornelius W. Caddagan: Conspiracy to Defraud by Gwen Kubberness on Criminal Genealogy

Church Records Provide a Hopeful Clue to the Bird Family by Lori on Genealogy at Heart

Research Resources

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

Photo Database of More Than 20,000 Russian Churches Brings New Life to Genealogy by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Did You Know that Ancestry Has 57 FREE Obituary Index Collections? by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt

Yonkers Public Library Launches Free Digital Newspaper Archive by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Quick Tip – Launch of Database “Voyages of New Netherland” by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Access Canadian WWII Military Files in a Few Easy Steps by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Tech News

New DNA Tools and Blog from a Scientist at Cornell by Kitty on Kitty Cooper’s Blog

Genetic Genealogy

How to Write and Publish a Proof Argument with DNA Evidence by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Methodology

Ancestry Users: Don’t Forget to Check FamilySearch by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Guest Post – Au Revoir Monsieur! on The French Genealogy Blog

The Deadly Virus Attacking Your Family Tree – Protect It from ‘Unprovid’ by Samantha on Lyfelynes Family History

Creative Searching = Family Discovery by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy

Getting My Scots-Irish Line Back to Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Genealogy

Mapping the 1904 Baltimore Fire by Deb Ruth on Deb’s Adventures in Genealogy

Education Is for Everyone

Continuing to Curate My Genealogy Collection by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

“I Would Hope That You Are the Sons of Liberty from Principle” by J.L. Bell on Boston 1775

Those Other Franco-Americans: St. Albans, Part 1 by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past

Book Review: In Search of Your Asian Roots by Sheau-yueh J. Chao by Linda Yip on Past Presence

4 Reasons to Keep Conference Syllabus Files by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree

How to Create and Share Your Ancestral Town Database by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

Quebec Genealogical eSociety Announces English and French Conference Program by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

RLP 122: African American Research Part 2 by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket

Genealogy Tree Replacement – Should I or Shouldn’t I? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy AND

How I Use Genealogy Software and Online Family Trees by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Keeping Up with the Times

Genealogy Projects: A Much Needed Distraction by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree

From the Archives: Union Troops Vote for Lincoln by Molly on Molly’s Canopy

6 thoughts on “Friday’s Family History Finds”

  1. Many thanks Linda! I know my approach to family history can be a bit eclectic. I so appreciate that you “get” me.
    With respect and appreciation for all your hard work –
    Jeff Record

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.